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RiverBend Growth Association names Gentelin’s on Broadway as Small Business of the Month


ALTON — RiverBend Growth Association has named Gentelin’s on Broadway its Small Business of the Month.

Gentelin’s is located at 122 East Broadway in Alton and developed a wide reputation for fine dining.

Owned and operated by Executive Chef Ryan Gentelin and front of house manager Sarah Gentelin, the restaurant features a relaxed atmosphere, along with rich colors in the dining room where patrons have a view overlooking the Clark Bridge.

The menu ranges from appetizers and sandwiches to pasta, steak and seafood.

The bar and restaurant features many flavors of martinis and an extensive wine list.

The restaurant also features a private room and a banquet room that seats up to 50 guests. Catering is available.

For more information on Gentelin’s call (618) 465-6080 or visit .

The Growth Association selects a small business based on a scoring system that awards points for number of years in business, number of employees, overcoming adversity and community service.

Small businesses can be nominated by using the form at

Growth Association announces new members

GODFREY – RiverBend Growth Association today announced its newest members:

• Alton Exchange Mall, Inc. – Alton
• Benchmark Title – Glen Carbon
• The Daniel and Henry Co. – St. Louis
• Power of the Giraffe – Bethalto

The RiverBend Growth Association is the chamber of commerce and economic development organization for the 11 communities known as the RiverBend. For more information about the Growth Association, visit or call (618) 467-2280.

      From the Illinois Business Journal

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