The 3rd 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 for 1980's and older model cars, a hula hoop contest at 11am, and plenty of vendors, according to George Tuggle III, President of the Black Business Development Association.
There will also be a town hall meeting at 1:00. August is National Black Business Month, and this year's theme is "To patronize at least one black owned business each day for the month of August."