Mid America Audiology Group is March Small Business of the Month
Congratulations to Lisa and Greg Maag, owners of Mid America Audiology Group, on being named the March 2015 Small Business of the Month. They are located at 1417 Washington Ave., Suite 2, in Alton. Mid America Audiology Group has been in business for 30 years and specializes in complete audiological services, including dispensing hearing aids. They have treatment plans from childhood to adulthood and have a 75-day trial on hearing technology. The follow-up after the purchase is for the life of the aid to come in for a free clean and check. Unlimited visits are also offered for reprogramming. For more information on Mid America Audiology Group, call (618) 462-7900.
La Mia Cucina celebrates grand opening
Congratulations to owner Alfio Sciacca on the grand opening of his Italian take-out restaurant located at 2510 B State St. in Alton. La Mia Cucina is unique as it is a takeout restaurant that provides fresh food daily, such as homemade mozzarella and ravioli. They also provide a limited delivery service. It is a complete family affair as Alfio’s wife, Tiffany, and his three daughters make up his team, Benaim, Surya and Sofia. For more information on La Mia Cucina, visit them at facebook.com/LaMiaCucina64 or call (618) 466-6449.
Shields Family Pharmacy celebrates opening with ribbon-cutting
Congratulations to owners Chris and Kendra Shields on the opening of Shields Family Pharmacy, located at 2526 State St. in Alton. Owners Chris and Kendra are excited to offer a family pharmacy with outstanding customer service, including timely and efficient delivery service. They are anxious to meet community leaders, residents and business owners to tell their story on how they can be of service to the Riverbend community.
Chris has a business degree from Greenville College, while Kendra is a graduate of the SIUE School of Pharmacy. They say it’s a perfect pairing for the family business — Chris handles the day-to-day operations and Kendra is the pharmacist. Before opening Shields Family Pharmacy, Kendra worked for seven years at the CVS pharmacy in Godfrey.
Shields Family Pharmacy is an inviting pharmacy with a comfortable waiting area with fresh coffee. Over-the-counter medicines are available, in addition to prescription medications, medication synchronization and specialized services, such as efficient and timely deliveries. Shields Family Pharmacy is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays.
Networking events are an effective way to develop professional relationships with businesses/organizations within the Riverbend community. The RBGA hosts a networking event on the third Wednesday of every month. Attendees enjoy and benefit from top-of-the-mind awareness participation activities, presentations focused on leadership, sales and motivation and opportunities to showcase themselves and their respective businesses/organizations. Mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 15, for the Breakfast Connections networking event at Atrium Hotel & Conference Center with a presentation from Karen Wilson of State Farm Insurance on making the sale in today’s world.
More information about the Growth Association and all these events can be found at www.growthassociation.com. Reservations are requested to provide adequate accommodations for RBGA members. For information, call (618) 467-2280.