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Black History Sale

Come Join Us All Month, Our Black History Sale. We are having 20% of all our Shea Butters of different varieties. Shea Butter is made for all skin types. Shea Butter provides all the essential vitamins needed to make skin look & feel smoother, softer & most importantly healthier.

Come by or give us a call (229)395-1501

Albany Accounting Firm Gives a Big Boost to Hunger Eradication Efforts

ALBANY, December 19, 2022- This month, the Albany office of Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC, provided over 200 meals worth of food that will support efforts to eradicate hunger in the local Albany community this December. The firm donated all of the canned goods and other foods collected during this food drive to Feeding the Valley Food Bank, which serves Dougherty and nearby Georgia counties.

Mauldin & Jenkins is a national CPA and business advisory firm with offices throughout the Southeast. The Albany office is just one of the Firm’s 14 locations, and each office supports a wide variety of community service and engagement activities.

James Langston, Community Service Chair of M&J’s Albany office, is used to high participation rates and enthusiasm for the firm’s numerous charitable initiatives and volunteer efforts. Even so, he was a bit surprised by the level of engagement he witnessed during the food drive. “The response and efforts we received from the Albany office were amazing,” Langston reports.

Feeding the Valley greatly appreciates the donation, as do those who will enjoy the meals. The canned goods M&J collected included lots of peanut butter and jelly; in a happy coincidence, a local church was having a peanut butter and jelly sandwich event on the night of the donation. Feeding the Valley told those who dropped off the donation that M&J’s contribution would almost — or entirely — cover the needs for that event.

“Dropping off the donations, and hearing that just our donation alone would supply over 200 meals to the local community was definitely something to be proud of,” says Langston. “It was a great reminder of how blessed most of us are — and more importantly, how important it is to share those blessings as much as we can with those in need.”

Headquartered in Columbus, GA, Feeding the Valley Food Bank is one of eight regional food banks in Georgia. The organization serves as a centralized source to collect, store and distribute a wide variety of donated foods to families and individuals who are experiencing food insecurity.

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About Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC

Mauldin & Jenkins is annually recognized as a Top 100 Certified Public Accounting firm by Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting and provides assurance, tax and advisory services to clients. Founded in 1918 in Albany, Georgia, the Firm serves clients in a range of industries including agribusiness, governmental, banking, health care, construction, not-for-profit, manufacturing, and higher education. For additional information, please visit

For more information, contact:
Katie Funderburk, 229-446-3631

Wonder at Sherwood – Family Christmas Event & Concert

Come experience WONDER at Sherwood! Join us Saturday, December 10 or Sunday, December 11 for a festive evening for the entire family! This is a free event.

Family activities including a cake walk, photo booth, crafts and games begin at 4:30 pm. An interactive pre-show with games and prizes starts at 5:30 pm when the Worship Center doors open. The concert performance is at 6 pm.

Sherwood Church is located at 2201 Whispering Pines Road, Albany, GA 31707. Childcare available for birth-3 years old. Visit for event details.

Albany Area YMCA to host VA Mobile Vet Center

On Monday, November 7, the Albany Area YMCA will be hosting the VA Mobile Vet Center (MVC) at the flagship YMCA located at 1701 Gillionville Rd. The MVC will be here from 1000-1500 and available to all veterans in our community who may have questions regarding VA resources, counseling, outreach and other referral services. There are no appointments necessary.

Contact the YMCA at (229) 436-0531 more more details.

Grand Opening

Please join us for Evelyn’s Creations & Art Expo Grand Opening. A chance to see beautiful culture Art and Clothing.

Friday Oct 7, 2022
Location:2530 Stuart Ave, Albany Ga 31707
Big Lots and Home Outlet Shopping Center Around Corner

Refreshments will be served

Contact information
Katherine Gilbert
(229) 395-1501

Mauldin & Jenkins Appoints 10 New Partners

ALBANY, GA, September 1, 2022- Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC, a leading accounting and advisory firm in the Southeast and nationwide, is pleased to announce the appointment of 10 new firm partners, effective September 1.

“We are thrilled to welcome these 10 outstanding individuals as partners in the firm,” states Managing Partner Hanson Borders. “Each one has played an important role in our continued firm growth and brings a high caliber of expertise. These new partners have demonstrated exceptional leadership within the firm and their communities, and we look forward to their continued success in the future.”

Daniel Anderson, CPA, Partner (Bradenton)
Daniel focuses on serving governmental and non-profit entities throughout Florida. He is a regular speaker at FGFOA and FICPA events on state and local government topics. Daniel is a graduate of Leadership Manatee and the FICPA Emerging Leaders Program. He currently serves on the Board of the Center of Anna Maria Island. He resides in Bradenton with his wife, Gina, and two children, son, Nolan and daughter, Sutton.

William Birmingham, CPA, Partner (Atlanta)
William practices in the Private Client Services practice. Since joining Mauldin & Jenkins in 2013, William has specialized in providing proactive tax planning and compliance services to entities and individuals involved in a wide variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, professional services, hospitality, and real estate, with a focus on closely-held, family-owned businesses.

Grant H. Davis, CPA, Partner (Columbia)
Grant received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Georgia Southern University in 2011 and in 2012 received his Master of Accounting also from Georgia Southern University. Since starting his career in 2012 in the firm’s Macon office, Grant has focused on serving a wide variety of state and local governmental entities primarily in Georgia and South Carolina.

Kelsie Deiter, Partner (Atlanta)
Kelsie serves as the HR & Marketing leader of Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC. With more than 15 years of experience at M&J, she supports not only the growth of the Firm but also the professionals that make M&J a great place to work. She plays a critical role in aligning the strategic direction of the Firm’s leadership to the HR and Marketing team functions. Kelsie holds a PHR Certification and is an active member of the Accounting Marketing Association and SHRM.

Emily K. Dent, CPA, CRCM, CAMS, Partner (Albany)
Emily specializes in regulatory compliance and Bank Secrecy Act consulting services for financial institutions. She has over 20 years of experience working in and with financial institutions and 15 years in public accounting. She has extensive experience with internal controls related to both financial reporting and compliance operations. Emily is a member of the AICPA, GSCPA, ABA and ACAMS.

Rob Douglas, CPA, Partner (Albany)
Rob is involved in the Firm’s Private Client Services and Financial Institutions practices. Rob began his career with Mauldin & Jenkins in 2011. He specializes in assurance, tax and advisory services for a variety of businesses including banks, agri-business, large growers, medical practices and family-owned businesses and their owners. Rob and his wife, Parker, have two children, Rett and Louis.

Justin M. Elliott, CPA, Partner (Macon)
Justin received his BBA in Accounting in 2010 and MAcc in 2011 from Georgia Southern University. Justin’s primary focus has been serving governmental entities across the Southeast. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Government Finance Officers Association. Justin resides in Macon, Georgia with wife, Jessica, and children, Sutton and Wells.

Tiffany Galligan, CPA, Partner (Albany)
Since joining Mauldin & Jenkins in 2001, Tiffany has spent the majority of her time working in the Private Client Services area. She focuses her career on income taxes and closely held businesses with a concentration in the agricultural and real estate industries. Tiffany is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Christopher McKellar, CPA, Partner (Atlanta)
Christopher received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Information Systems from Georgia Southern University. He also graduated with his Master of Accountancy from Georgia Southern University. Since starting his career in 2005, Christopher has focused on serving state and local governments throughout the Southeast. Christopher currently works and resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife, Alisha, and their son.

Ashton Pellicano, CPA, Partner (Atlanta)
Ashton has been with the firm since 2013. He received his BBA in Accounting in 2012 and MAcc in 2013 from The University of Georgia. Ashton has focused his career on tax planning and preparation of individual and business tax returns, and audits of financial institutions and employee benefit plans. Ashton is a member of the AICPA and GSCPA.

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About Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC
Mauldin & Jenkins is annually recognized as a Top 100 Certified Public Accounting firm by
Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting and provides assurance, tax and advisory
services to clients. Founded in 1918, the Firm serves clients in a range of industries including
governmental, banking, health care, construction, not-for-profit, financial services, film &
entertainment, entrepreneurial, and higher education. For additional information, please visit

For more information, contact:
Katie Funderburk, 229-446-3631

611 Pine Avenue Property for Sale

1500+ sq. ft. commercially zoned property with a spacious parking area
and a welcoming wrap-around porch, receptionist area, 3-office spaces,
kitchenette and restrooms, original hardwood floors and original
fireplaces make this property aesthetically appealing and ideal for
• professional office space, such as a attorney’s office, naturopathic center,
• chic hair salon | barber shop
• Medical Billing
• specialty shop
• Boutique
Property is adjacent to attorney offices, rental agency, insurance agency,
hair salon, etc. And readily accessible to public transportation.
Conveniently located within minutes to the hospital, fire department,
local government, numerous restaurants and U.S. Highway #19 bypass.

For more information click this link

USDA Certified Organic Urban Farm for SALE

 Multi-use Property: 16.5 Acres, ~3 Acre Pond
This property is ideal for farming with an onsite farmers market for retail sales or for
the consummate gardener within the city limits of Albany, GA.
This USDA Certified Organic Urban Farm is ideally located and ready for a
passionate farmer to produce locally grown farm fresh produce. Approx. 10+
acres certified to grow 32-southern vegetables and herbs under the USDA organic
label. Two high tunnel houses, a greenhouse, 1500 sq. ft. utility facility with
restrooms. Farm could also be used for an agricultural program training site.
The property is deal for a company employee offsite venue, family reunions,
outdoor recreation, farm-to-table events, a private retreat venue with a well stock
fishing pond or make it your humble abode and wake up every morning to the
beauty of nature and a sparkling pond.
Located at the intersection of Gillionville and Lockett Station, city/county line, within
walking distance to Doublegate, one of the most established and desired Albany

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Prime Property for Sale 600 Pine Avenue

Prime location in the heart of down town. This unique property presents an
opportunity to be the home for a growing company, a Church, School, Daycare,
Summer Camp facility with lots of green space, or an elaborate Event venue. Just
minutes from downtown attractions, hospital, local government and Hwy #19
Accessible from Pine Avenue front entrance and West Broad Avenue, rear entrance
with a lighted parking lot.
Formerly the home of the Wallace Chevrolet Dealership in its heyday and later
transformed into a house of worship (Church). This multiuse facility would be an
Office Complex: Non load-bearing walls make floor redesign easy. Fiber optic
line, wireless capability, computer network, security system (internal and external
cameras), Sound and A/V, PA throughout bldg. Spacious offices, conference
room/training classroom, Lobby/receptionist area. 8-restrooms, lunch area,
lots of storage space.
Church: Sanctuary: 5,000 sq. ft. seating capacity 450, overflow: 400. Media
production center, Lobby/Bookstore, Kitchen, Classrooms, Nursery, 8-restrooms, 3
shower’s, Pastor’s suite, heated baptismal pool, children’s classroom, nursery,
conference/multi-purpose room. Spacious office area. Drive in car garage with lots
of storage space.

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Aspire BHDD Job Fair

Who: Aspire Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Services
What: Job Fair
When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Where: Aspire’s Administrative Offices, 1120 West Broad Avenue, Suite C-5, Albany, GA 31701
Why: We are hiring! Aspire is looking for you! We are hiring full and part time positions in our service area. Come by the job fair, meet staff and discuss job openings, qualifications and responsibilities. Come join our ASPIRE TEAM!!!
We are hiring:
• RN’S
• CNA’s
• Health Service Technicians
• Supported Living Assistants

Aspire BHDD Services offers a competitive compensation and benefits package as well as a robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Aspire BHDD Services is a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) participating provider site. The NHSC offers financial and other support to primary care providers and sites in underserved communities.