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MillerKing LLC receives Small Business of the Month award

GODFREY, IL – The law firm of MillerKing LLC has been chosen as the October 2021 RiverBend Growth Association Small Business of the Month award recipient. Founded in 2018, MillerKing LLC is a comprehensive community-based law firm with a team of experienced lawyers...

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Two more businesses join the regional chamber

New member businesses look forward to increased community involvement GODFREY, IL – Two more businesses have joined the RiverBend Growth Association’s regional chamber membership list in recent weeks. Established in 1958, Korte & Luitjohan Contractors, Inc. (K...

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Prudential duo opens new office in the Riverbend

New East Alton team marks recent grand opening with a ribbon-cutting and open house GODFREY, IL – For more than 140 years throughout the country, Prudential Advisors has been helping individual and institutional customers grow, manage, and protect their wealth....

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Three Alton-based businesses join the regional chamber

New members anticipate growth from being a part of the RiverBend Growth Association GODFREY, IL -- The RiverBend Growth Association added three Alton-based businesses in August to its list of new members joining in 2021. Opening in 2018, The Brown Bag Bistro is owned...

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RiverBend Growth Association announces promotions

GODFREY, IL – With the recent departure of their former director of member services, the RiverBend Growth Association took time to reflect on its mission and evaluate how current staff members might best be able to meet the current and future needs of its membership....

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Gent Funeral Home recognized as Small Business of the Month

GODFREY, IL – Gent Funeral Home has been chosen as the September 2021 RiverBend Growth Association Small Business of the Month. The team of Gent Funeral Home stands with a photo of the business's founder, Ralph Gent. Operating now for 86 years, Ralph Bowles is the...

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Three businesses added to regional chamber membership

New members help strengthen the overall impact of the RiverBend Growth Association GODFREY, IL -- The RiverBend Growth Association added three area businesses to its membership numbers in July 2021. GCS Credit Union was founded 80 years ago, in 1941, and has...

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Great Rivers Tap & Grill receives August Small Business award

GODFREY, IL – Great Rivers Tap & Grill has been chosen as the August 2021 RiverBend Growth Association Small Business of the Month. Located at 3559-B College Avenue, it is co-located with the Best Western Premier Hotel in Alton and has been in business now for...

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Empowering women’s leadership seminar returns in October

Participant registration and sponsorship opportunities are available now GODFREY, IL – The annual LeadHERship Seminar presented by the RiverBend Growth Association returns on Friday, Oct 8, 2021, from 1 to 4 p.m. As a virtual training experience, participants discuss...

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New full-service barbershop opens in the Riverbend

Alton’s VIP Cross Cuts marks July 1 grand opening with ribbon cutting and open house GODFREY, IL – With a grand opening celebration at the beginning of July, VIP Cross Cuts stands ready to welcome the community into its chairs. Owner Anthony Fane, along with family,...

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