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Riverbend

Growth Association

The RiverBend Growth Association is the Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Organization for the communities of the Riverbend. As a Chamber of Commerce, we actively promote activities between our member businesses. As an Economic Development Organization, we work closely with state, regional, county and local officials to develop new employment opportunities.

About

Riverbend

Growth Association

The RiverBend Growth Association is the Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Organization for the communities of the Riverbend. As a Chamber of Commerce, we actively promote activities between our member businesses. As an Economic Development Organization, we work closely with state, regional, county and local officials to develop new employment opportunities.

The Growth Association serves the following communities in southwestern Illinois: Alton, Bethalto, East Alton, Elsah, Foster Township, Godfrey, Grafton, Hartford, Roxana, South Roxana, Wood River and Wood River Township. The mission of the Growth Association is to provide leadership required to attract, promote and support new and existing enterprise growth throughout the Riverbend community.

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Are you interested in applying for state or federal grants? Did you know there is what is known as a pre-award process?

Join the Small Business Development Center for the Metro East on Wednesday, November 20th from 3-4 PM at the SIUE Morris University Center for their presentation, "Get Ready to Apply for a Grant"!

Register Here: ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/31780
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Are you interested in applying for state or federal grants? Did you know there is what is known as a pre-award process?  Join the Small Business Development Center for the Metro East on Wednesday, November 20th from 3-4 PM at the SIUE Morris University Center for their presentation, Get Ready to Apply for a Grant!  Register Here: https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/31780

2 days ago

RiverBend Growth Association

The Young Adults Committee met to discuss their volunteer opportunities for this upcoming year, and to coordinate their fundraiser!

They also got to tour the Cope Plastics Inc Alton Facility and learned more about this great organization that's in their community🎉
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Small Business of the Month

Congratulations to RBGA’s Business of the Month for November, Hansen Meat Company.

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economic development

The Riverbend economy has grown and diversified replacing its historical dependence on manufacturing with a full spectrum of new and expanding businesses in the financial, service, industrial, transportation and tourism trades.

We can provide you with important information on the Riverbend economy, such as demographics, available sites, etc.