State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) recently recognized a local business in her 79th legislative district as part of her monthly business spotlight program. For November, she has chosen to highlight Southside Meats, located at 423 East Indiana Street, Momence.

Rep. Haas visited the shop this week to present owner Mike Henson with an official certificate recognizing his service to the community! The Henson family has owned and operated Southside Meats since 1991. Customers rave of their thick-cut bacon and fresh product.

“Southside Meats is so much more than a great butcher shop—they are a fantastic addition to the community here in Momence and a delight to have here,” said Haas. “It’s always special to see small businesses succeed and this one has such a great history and family story. I am pleased to have this business be a part of the larger 79th District and encourage our local residents to stop by and see it for themselves!”

The Representative will to continue to honor one local business a month; if you know of a business you would like to nominate, click here or contact her district office at 815-523-7779.