GODFREY — The RiverBend Growth Association has named Freer Auto Body in Godffrey as its Small Business of the Month. The Growth Association selects a small business to honor based on a scoring system that awards points for number of years in business, number of employees, overcoming adversity and community service. People can nominate businesses each month by filling out the form on this link. The RiverBend Growth Association is the chamber of commerce and economic development organization for the 11 communities in and around Alton known as the River Bend. For more information about the Growth Association, visit www.growthassociation.com or call (618) 467-2280.