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The RiverBend Growth Association holds five major annual events.

Annual Dinner logo

This dinner is held every January. The RBGA gives out Chairman awards to individuals who have assisted the Growth Association throughout the year. Awardees are selected by the Member Services Department, Economic Development Department and by the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Corporate sponsorships are available. 

2017 Event Page

Duck Race logo

The RiverBend Duck Race is held at Raging Rivers Waterpark the end of May. The event doubles as a Business After Hours with networking among more than 800 RBGA members and community residents enjoying Raging Rivers Waterpark in Grafton.

Each year, nearly 2,000 plastic ducks are sold to compete in a race in the Lazy River water attraction, with the first 150 ducks through the finish line winning prizes such as Cardinals baseball tickets, restaurant gift certificates, baskets and much more. All prizes are donated 
from generous Riverbend businesses. Sponsorships are offered at various levels.

2017 Event page

Golf logo

The RiverBend Golf Classic is held at a member course the third Friday in June. Golfers enjoy a day of golf, door and attendance prizes, and food and beverages. Sponsorships are offered at various levels.

2017 Event page

WomensSeminar logo

The Women's Seminar takes place in September where a committee organizes and implements a training seminar pertaining to women's issues. This training seminar is a half day event where participants receive valuable information, enjoy a fabulous lunch with entertainment, network with business women, and have the opportunity to win various prizes. Sponsorships are offered at various levels.

2016 Women's Seminar page

StateRB_logo

This luncheon, held in October, recognizes local businesses who have enhanced the Riverbend region. They are honored with a Captain of the RiverBend Award. These awards go to those who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to government & public enhancement, community service and /or economic enhancement of the region. Sponsorship and individual tickets are available.

2016 State of the RiverBend luncheon page