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RiverBend Growth Association names small business of the month

rbgasmallbizsept2018The RiverBend Growth Association has named Jeff Lauritzen – Country Financial as its Small Business of the Month for September.

Lauritzen, who said he enjoys taking care of his clients by making sure they are protected, also likes the flexibility of a career that lets him attend his kids’ events and be a part of the community.

Lauritzen is involved in a multitude of community organizations including St. Ambrose Catholic Church, East End Improvement Association, United Way of Southwestern Illinois, North Alton Godfrey Business Council, United Methodist Village, and Reach Out And Read (ROAR).

He is also active in the RiverBend Growth Association. He has served as a board member and is involved with the RiverBend CEO Program and the Growth Association’s Young Adults Committee.

Country Financial is located at 3001 Godfrey Road, Godfrey.

To contact Lauritzen, call (618) 466-2128 or email .

Small businesses can be nominated for the award by going to the form at
The RiverBend Growth Association is the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization for the 12 communities known as the Riverbend. For more information about the Growth Association, please visit or call (618) 467-2280.

PHOTO: Lauritzen, center with sign, and surrounded by ambassadors of the RiverBend Growth Association.


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