The Cookie Factory Bakery & Cafe is RBGA Small Business of the Month

cookiefactoryALTON — The RiverBend Growth Association has named The Cookie Factory Bakery & Cafe as its Small Business of the Month.

For over 37 years the Cookie Factory Bakery & Cafe in Alton Square Mall has been locally run and operated by Linda McCormick. It has been a fixture on the upper level since the mall’s beginnings.

The RiverBend Growth Association selects a small business to honor each month. Winners are selected based on a scoring system that awards points for number of years in business, number of employees, overcoming adversity and community service.

For information on The Cookie Factory Bakery & Café contact them at (618) 462-5731 or visit their website at

To nominate them by using the form on this page –

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

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