Inaugural Indie Business Awards recognize community impact

Finalists have been chosen in the first-ever Twin Cities Indie Business Awards. Winners will be announced at The Blaisdell on May 18 in an event hosted by Robyne Robinson.

The awards are organized by the Metro Independent Business Alliance.

Finalists are listed below:

Business with consistent and long-term community impact: Davis Law Office, IMAGEHAUS, JBNA Financial Advisors

Beginning business stepping to the forefront of the indie business community: MidModMen + Friends, Minneapolis Craft Market, Red Cow

Business committed to local sourcing and sustainable business practices: Barbette, Birchwood Café, Café SouthSide

Inspirational citizen who advocates for local businesses: Susan Campion, Gary Mazzone, Harvey Zuckman

Exemplary nonprofit that gives back to the community: Community Shares of MN, Tech Dump, Urban Oasis