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Recognitions & Awards

Small Business of the Month

October 2018 Winner

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The Growth Association developed the Small Business of the Month award to recognize and honor the many contributions that small businesses make to the region. Nominees are scored for their community service, economic contributions, innovative product and services, response to adversity and appearance or image of business. Each month one RBGA business is selected as Small Business of the Month. The monthly winners receive approximately $3,500 in publicity.

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Nominate a Small Business Small Business of the Month Application


Captain of the Riverbend Award

The Captain of the Riverbend Awards were created by the Growth Association to identify and honor the many ways in which local businesses have enhanced the Riverbend region. These awards are presented to businesses and individuals that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to government & public enhancement, community service and /or economic enhancement of the region. The awards are presented at the annual State of the Riverbend Luncheon.

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The ambassador committee is one of the most active committees within the organization. They are the public relations arm of the association. Based on his/her activities throughout the year, one member is selected as Ambassador of the Year.

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The Chairman's awards are given 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. The awards are presented at the Growth Association Annual Dinner.

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