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Growth Association names Bluff City Grill as Small Business of the Month

bluffcitygrillbizofmonthThe RiverBend Growth Association has named Bluff City Grill of Alton as its Small Business of the Month.

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.

Bluff City Grill is located in Downtown Alton in the heavily remodeled, former Eagles lodge on East Broadway. Owner Cathy Gross acquired the facility in 2016.

It offers a diverse menu, a lounge and sports bar featuring 14 TVs and a large dining room. There are also darts, pinball and video gaming. In addition, a banquet hall upstairs seats more than 400 guests. Next door is a two-story parking garage.

For information on Bluff City Grill call (618) 433-8288 or visit It is also on Facebook at

If you know a small business worthy of the honor, go to the form at

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.

— The Illinois Business Journal

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