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@ Piasa Armory - Alton, IL
August 14, 2019, LOCAL BUSINESS TO HOST A CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY AND TOWN HALL FORUM FOR THE COMMUNITY
Alton, IL- On Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Piasa Armory is hosting its annual Customer Appreciation Day and welcoming other local businesses and elected officials to meet and socialize with the Riverbend Community. Food vendors like Cake Pop a Go-Go, Hart’s Kettle Corn and Tacos by T-Mo’s will be there, along with free hot dogs from Piasa. There will also be games and activities for the whole family, including a Nerf Gun challenge for kids sponsored by the IDPA league, tomahawk and knife throwing, and an impressive historical weapons display including a replica canon from the late 1700s. The Godfrey Fire Department will be offering Can Canon shots for a donation to The BackStoppers in Memory of Capt. Jake Ringering. The Illinois State Police will be stopping by to meet with kids and families, and local veteran’s group “Support Up Veteran Ventures” are participating and providing resources for veterans transitioning to the civilian community. In the classroom area at Piasa, key speakers will begin at 10:00 am, with Confluence Krav Maga self-defense specialists answering questions and demonstrating their class offerings. At Noon, Representative Monica Bristow will be present for a meet and greet as well as answering questions from constituents. At 2:00 pm, Madison County prosecutor Tom Gibbons will be on hand to discuss legal issues surrounding firearms. The shooting range will be open and available during this time, and the store will be offering some discounts on items and 20% off memberships to the range. Piasa Armory, formed in 2012 and opened their doors in the Alton Business district in 2013. In 2016, they were able to expand their services and relocated to their current location at 3685 E. Broadway. The armory offers an 8-lane indoor shooting range, a sales floor for firearms, gear and accessories as well as a wide range of services like CCW courses, First Aid and Firearms Safety classes, plus gunsmithing and laser engraving. They are open Monday-Saturday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sundays, Noon to 6:00 pm. Since the day they opened their doors, their number one goal is to create a culture of responsible gun ownership.
To learn more about Piasa Armory, visit www.piasaarmory.com or on Facebook @piasaarmory