Dream Home Realty Centre named May Small Business of the Month
Congratulations to owner Sherry Gilleland and her team at Dream Home Realty Centre on the May 2015 Small Business of the Month award. Dream Home Realty Centre is a local full-service brokerage company that can assist you with a variety of real estate services, such as assisting buyers to find their next multi-family or commercial real estate property, land, or single family home, and assisting sellers in selling their home, land, multi-family or commercial real estate property and getting the most for their real estate property. Dream Home Realty Centre also has property management services. So for those landlords who have rental property but don’t want the day-to-day management of it, Dream Home Realty Centre can provide services to help. For more information on Dream Home Realty Centre, visit www.dreamhomerealtycentre.com or call (618) 497-4663.
Eppel’s Pantry & Deli joins RBGA
Eppel’s Pantry & Deli is a convenience store with a family atmosphere located at 1918 W. Delmar in Godfrey. Step inside of Eppel’s Pantry and enjoy the fresh aroma of doughnuts from Duke’s Bakery, homemade deli sandwiches, and a great selection of coffee including local coffee from Bunkhouse Joe. Daily lunch specials are made available during the week. Stop in on a Tuesday to take part in Turkey Burger Tuesday or enjoy Fridays with an order of their famous wings grilled to perfection. Also, visit the pantry to find out how to participate in the weekly gas giveaway contest. Eppel’s Pantry has recently extended their product selection and has opened LuLu’s, a premium Hawaiian shaved ice stand. Visit the stand daily, located right outside of the building, and enjoy flavored shaved ice and/or hand-dipped ice cream. Owner Jim Eppel and his team are committed to giving back to the community and it is important to him to support other local businesses. Open seven days a week, the staff strives to offer not only the best customer service, but also makes you feel right at home.
Partners Insurance Agency celebrates grand opening
Partners Insurance Agency, 131 N. Bellwood Drive in East Alton, celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to showcase its agency. Principal owner Michael Balding and his staff have more than 30 years in the insurance industry in areas of auto, home, business and life. They are an independent agency representing more than 30 companies. For more information on Partners Insurance Agency, visit www.partnersinsuranceagencies.com or call (618) 259-2705.
RBGA annual Duck Race
The RBGA and cohosts were excited to host the annual Duck Race on Thursday, May 28, at Raging Rivers WaterPark in Grafton. The Duck Race is the largest networking event of the summer with endless opportunities to learn about new and existing businesses and organizations. Guests enjoyed an evening of tasty food and beverages from the following RBGA members: Aerie’s Winery, Alton Sports Tap, Argosy, Atrium Hotel & Conference Center, Donnewald Distributing, Grafton Winery & Brewhaus, Loading Dock, Raging Rivers, Robert “Chick” Fritz and Tony’s Restaurant. Tropical drinks were back by popular demand, sponsored by Raifort Properties.
Thank you to the following RBGA members for their support of the Duck Race: 1st MidAmerica Credit Union, AdVantage News, Aerie’s Winery, Airport Plaza Bowl, Allstate Insurance Jennifer Ladd Dabbs Agency, Alton Little Theater, Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Alton Sports Tap, American Water, America’s Central Port, Andy’s Auto Body and Car Care, Argosy Casino Alton, Associated Bank, Atrium Hotel & Conference Center, Beverly Farm, Bowl Haven Lanes, C.J. Schlosser & Co., Challenge Unlimited, CNB Bank & Trust, Computer Specialists, Contegra Construction Company, Cope Plastics, Dan’s Garage Door Service, Donnewald Distributing, Dream Home Realty Centre, Drug Screening 24/7, Edward Jones Jim Claywell, Freer Auto Body, Front Rowe Marketing, Grafton Winery & Brewhaus, Helmkamp Construction, Jersey State Bank, Legendary Mustang Sanctuary, Lewis & Clark Community College, Liberty Bank, Loading Dock, Lucy’s Place, Madison County Child Advocacy Center, Med Resources, Mid America Audiology Group, Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery, Phone Masters, Quality Buick GMC Cadillac, Raging Rivers Water Park, Raifort Commerce Park, Robert “Chick” Fritz, Roberts Motors, Sam’s Club, Schiber Truck Company, Scott Credit Union, Shell Community Federal Credit Union, Sheppard Morgan & Schwaab, SNIP Alliance, Southern Illinois Builders Association, SSM Physical Therapy, St. Peters Hardware & Rental, The Telegraph, The Bank of Edwardsville, Toddle Towne Learning Center, Tony’s Restaurant, WBGZ/AltonDailyNews.com, Woodman Collision Center and Ziemer USA.
More information about the Growth Association and all these events can be found at www.growthassociation.com. Reservations are requested for all of our events so that we have adequate accommodations for our members. Call us at (618) 467-2280.