Overhead Door Company of Southwest Georgia

Overhead DoorOverhead Door Company of Southwest Georgia has been serving the Albany community and has been a member of the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce for five years. They provide garage doors, garage door service and dock equipment in five locations in Southwest Georgia, both residentially and commercially. “The Chamber of Commerce adds credibility to every business that’s a member. We take advantage of many of the Chamber programs making our business and employees safer, specifically the drug free workplace program.”

1811 W Oakridge Drive
229.496.1414 | www.overheaddoorofsouthwestga.com
Contact: Adam Schoen

 


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UGA Small Business Development Center Offers Making Facebook Strategic For Business on March 23

UGA-SBDC-widgetBusiness owners can learn effective marketing strategies they can implement to connect and maintain relationships with customers on Facebook:

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center announces a marketing class focused on Facebook in Albany on March 23, 2017. The class is designed for business owners to learn the latest strategies to build relationships with customers and grow their business using the most popular social media platform. The main objectives of the class will be for business owners and managers to understand how to:

• Build their business presence on Facebook.
• Use the Facebook Insights Dashboard and Ad Tool.
• Learn how to use Facebook Targeting.
• Learn how to use visuals to get customers engaged.
• Learn how to use Facebook’s powerful advertising tools.
• Develop content and posting strategies to build customer relationships and loyalty.

The class will be held from 9 AM – 11 AM in the Candy Room at 125 Pine Avenue, Albany, GA. 31701.Registration for the classes is available online at www.georgiasbdc.org/making-facebook-strategic or you can register by phone by calling (229)420-1144.

Albany State University Dinner Theatre 2017

Dinner Theatre ImageAlbany State University Dinner Theatre 2017
West Campus (Student Center, Room 266)
April 7 & 8, 2017

On April 7 and 8, 2017, the public is invited to wine, dine and be a master sleuth while contributing to student scholarships at Albany State University. This year’s play is Noir Point Blank. Tickets will be available through March 30 for $50 ($350 for a table of eight). Ticket prices include dinner and show. Cash bar available. Seats are limited, so reserve early!

U.S. Secretary of State Meets with Mayor & ASU President

ASU-widgetAlbany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard and Albany State University President Art Dunning held separate meetings with Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Ashley Bell last week to discuss Albany State’s and other regional colleges’ possible participation in a Global Policy Institute-related program that could prepare local students for positions in the upper levels of the federal government.

Both Hubbard and Dunning said they were encouraged by their meetings with Bell, a former Hall County commissioner who was appointed by President Trump to serve as a special assistant to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Read the entire story here. (Excerpted from the Albany Herald)

Kauffman Tire

Kauffman TireKauffman Tire has been serving the Albany community since 2013. They provide automobile services including tires, oil changes, alignment, brakes, shocks/struts and suspension repairs. They believe what sets their business apart is their customer service, which they call “The Kauffman Tire Experience.” Kauffman Tire has been a member of the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce for three years. “We believe our Chamber membership has been beneficial in providing increased public exposure through the local advertisement we have received.”

1018 Pine Avenue
229.299.8544 | www.kauffmantire.com
Contact: Eddie Terrell

 


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National Grits Festival on April 8th

Grits Fest 2017 Flyer

Come to the “Grits Capitol of the World” on Saturday, April 8th for the annual Grits Festival! Starts at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast at Warwick Lions Club, eating contest, cook off, grits pit, parade, entertainment, vendors and more. Sponsored by the City of Warwick. For more info, call Lechia at 229-535-6256 or Doug at 904-214-4504. No admission fee.