Captain of the Riverbend Award Winners

2019 Winners

Alton Main Street – Community Involvement
City of Wood River – Government & Public Enhancement
EG Plaza LLC – Economic Enhancement
Marquette Catholic High School – Economic Enhancement
Senior Services Plus – Economic Enhancement
West Star Aviation – Economic Enhancement

2018 Winners
1st MidAmerica Credit Union – Community Involvement AdVantage – Community Involvement Alton Community Unit School District #11 – Government & Public Enhancement Alton Memorial Hospital – Economic Enhancement Imperial Manufacturing Group – Economic Enhancement Lewis and Clark Community College – Government & Public Enhancement OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center – Economic Enhancement WBGZ Radio – Community Involvement
2017 Winners

Best Western Premier – Economic Enhancement
Bluff City Grill – Economic Enhancement
Dream Home Charities – Community Involvement
East Alton History Museum – Government & Public Enhancement
Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery – Community Involvement & Economic Enhancement
Simmons Employee Foundation – Community Involvement

2016 Winners

DanMar Enterprises, Inc. – Economic Enhancement
Grafton Winery The Vineyards – Economic Enhancement
Lewis and Clark Community College – Government & Public Enhancement
Midwest Members Credit Union – 
Community Involvement
Robert “Chick” Fritz – Community Involvement
TheBANK of Edwardsville – Community Involvement

2015 Winners

Alton Regional CVB – Economic Enhancement
Argosy Casino Alton – Economic Enhancement and Community Involvement
Challenge Unlimited – Economic Enhancement
Med Resources – Economic Enhancement
Scheffel Boyle – Economic Enhancement and Community Involvement
St. Louis Regional Airport – Economic Enhancement and Community Involvement

2014 Winners

CNB Bank & Trust, N.A. – Community Involvement
Cope Plastics, Inc. – Community Involvement
Scott Credit Union – Community Involvement
Village of East Alton – Government & Public Enhancement
Village of Godfrey – Government & Public Enhancement

2013 Winners

Bold Enterprises, Inc. D/B/A McDonald’s – Economic Enhancement
City of Grafton – Government & Public Enhancement
Freer Auto Body – Community Involvement
Quality Buick GMC Cadillac – Economic Enhancement
Williams Office Products, Inc. – Community Involvement

2012 Winners

Andy’s Auto Body & Car Care – Community Involvement
Frew’s Bridal – Economic Enhancement
IBEW Local Union 649 – Economic Enhancement
Ziemer USA, Inc. – Economic Enhancement

2011 Winners

1st MidAmerica Credit Union – Community Involvement
First Clover Leaf Bank – Community Involvement
Lewis and Clark Community College – Government & Public Enhancement
Riverbender Properties – Economic Enhancement
WellSpring Resources – Economic Enhancement

2010 Winners

Alton Little Theater – Community Involvement
Alton Memorial Hospital – Economic Enhancement & Community Involvement
City of Alton – Government & Public Enhancement
City of Grafton – Government & Public Enhancement
Riverbend Head Start & Family Services – Economic Enhancement

2009 Winners

Jacoby Arts Center – Community Involvement
Liberty Bank – Community Involvement
Morrissey Construction Company – Community Involvement
The Alton Marina, operated by Parrot Pointe Marine – Government & Public Enhancement
Alton Square Mall – Economic Enhancement
ConocoPhillips Wood River Refinery – Economic Enhancement & Community Involvement

2008 Winners

City of Wood River – Economic Enhancement 
Village of Bethalto and Mayor Steve Bryant – Community Enhancement 
Helmkamp Construction – Community Enhancement and Economic Enhancement 
TheBank of Edwardsville – Economic Enhancement and Community Enhancement 
Illinois Business Journal – Economic Enhancement

2007 Winners

The Telegraph – Economic Enhancement
American Water – Economic Enhancement
Riverbender.com – Community Enhancement
YTB International – Community Enhancement

2006 Winners

T.R.’s Café & Banquet Center – Economic Enhancement
Beverly Farm Foundation – Economic Enhancement
Cope Plastics, Inc. – Community Enhancement
Dixon Distributing Company – Community Enhancement & Economic Enhancement

2005 Winners

Argosy Gaming – Community Involvement
Olin Corporation – Community Involvement
Alton Memorial Hospital – Economic Enhancement
St. Louis Regional Airport – Government & Public Enhancement
Representative Dan Beiser – Government & Public Enhancement

2004 Winners

Olin Community Credit Union – Community Involvement
Freer Auto Body – Community Involvement
Alton Steel Inc – Economic Enhancement
Alton Community Unit School District #11 – Government & Public Enhancement

2004 Winners

Olin Community Credit Union – Community Involvement
Freer Auto Body – Community Involvement
Alton Steel Inc – Economic Enhancement
Alton Community Unit School District #11 – Government & Public Enhancement

2003 Winners

ConocoPhillips – Community Involvement
Raifort Commerce Park – Economic Enhancement

2002 Winners

Saint Clare’s Hospital – Economic Enhancement
Liberty Bank – Community Involvement
Village of East Alton – Government Enhancement
Triad Industries-Rick Jones – Public Enhancement
Representative Steve Davis – Public Servant

2001 Winners

Clark Properties – Economic Enhancement
Union Planters Bank – Community Involvement
WBGZ Radio – Community Involvement
Godfrey Parks & Recreation Dept. – Government and Public Service
Loading Dock, Inc. – “Phoenix Award” for Economic Enhancement

2000 Winners

Premier Air Center Inc. – Economic Enhancement
The Telegraph – Community Enhancement
Telsar – Technology & Public Service

1999 Winners

T.L. Prehn Properties – Economic Enhancement
Central Electric – Community Involvement
City of Alton – Government & Public Service
Challenge Unlimited, Inc.

1998 Winners

Werts Welding & Tank Service, Inc. – Economic Enhancement
First Community Bank of Godfrey – Community Involvement
Lewis and Clark Community College – Government & Public Service
Congressman Jerry Costello, U.S. 12th District

1997 Winners

Mercantile Bank – Economic Enhancement
Alton Memorial Hospital – Community Service

1996 Winners

Saint Anthony’s Health Center – Economic Enhancement and Community Service
Shell Oil – Community Service

1995 Winners

Argosy Gaming – Economic Enhancement
Clark Oil – Community Service

1994 Winners

Olin Corporation – Economic Enhancement
Olin Corporation – Community Service