The 4th annual Black Business Expo is being held this Saturday on Elm Street in Alton. Located at 228 E. Elm, near the old A&W Root Beer Stand, there will be plenty of activity between 7am and 4pm. There will be a car show and plenty of vendors, according to Versie Tuggle, Black Business Development Association board member.
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There will also be a town hall meeting at 1:00. August is National Black Business Month, and the theme is "To patronize at least one black owned business each day for the month of August."
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