Category Archives: Star Business of the Week

Star Business of the Week: Wells Fargo Advisors

Congratulations to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Star Business of the Week, Wells Fargo Advisors!

Wells Fargo Financial Advisors provide advice and guidance on a full range of products and services to help maximize the elements of your financial life. Services include College Savings Plans, Insurance, Individual Retirement Accounts, Credit and Lending, Business Services and Investment Advisory Services. Wells Fargo Advisors allows clients to choose their own investment path based upon the relationship that works well for them. Clients can work with a dedicated advisor or engage through the organization’s digital platform. Membership in the Albany Area Chamber allows Wells Fargo Advisors to engage in the community and support causes that are most impactful to the clients they serve.

Star Business of the Week: Villager Cleaners

Congratulations to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Star Business of the Week, Villager Cleaners!

In business since 1970, Villager Cleaners offers full-scale laundry service from dry cleaning of clothes and linens to expert tailoring and alterations. Villager Cleaners takes care of all your dry cleaning and alterations services while keeping customer satisfaction top priority. Today, Villager Cleaners has six different locations and remains a family-owned business dedicated to serving its customers all across Southwest Georgia.

Star Business of the Week: Yielding, Wakeford & McGee Architects

Congratulations to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Star Business of the Week, Yielding, Wakeford & McGee Architects!

Yielding, Wakeford & McGee Architects are some of the most experienced designers in Southwest Georgia with a project resume ranging from private residences to large state and federal facilities. The group’s familiarity with the construction industry and business climate of Southwest Georgia, paired with relationships with industry leaders in the area have made Albany the prime spot for the firm. Yielding, Wakeford & McGee Architects have been proud members of the Albany Area Chamber for nearly 50 years!

Star Business of the Week: TownePlace Suites by Marriott

Congratulations to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Star Business of the Week, TownePlace Suites by Marriott!

TownePlace Suites by Marriott keeps the “life” in life on the road. Spacious suites with full kitchens, complimentary hot breakfast and free Wi-Fi help travelers feel at home. Whether staying for the night, weekend, month or longer, TownePlace Suites by Marriott is designed to provide everything you need to live life uninterrupted.

Star Business of the Week: The Royal Collection

Congratulations to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Star Business of the Week, The Royal Collection!

The Royal Collection carries fine women’s clothing and accessories for all ages and is newly relocated to 2418 Westgate Drive. Royal Collection has been an Albany Area Chamber member for more than 30 years and in 2016 was honored as the Small Business of the Year for its long-time service to the community through the Albany Area Chamber. Royal Collection takes seriously the “shop local” mentality, always preferring to contract locally and with fellow Chamber members when services are needed.

Star Business of the Week: Mars Wrigley

Congratulations to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Star Business of the Week, Mars Wrigley!

Mars Wrigley snacks have been #MadeInAlbanyGA Albany since 1964, with the Albany site as the network’s sole producer of household favorite Combos snacks. The famous snacks initially launched in 1980 as a cheese-filled pretzel “combo.” The product line today includes seven flavor variations, from original cheese-pretzel to buffalo blue cheese. The local plant produces over 6 million Combos per hour and distributes the product across all 50 states.

Star Business of the Week: Fred Taylor Company

Congratulations to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Star Business of the Week, Fred Taylor Company!

Fred Taylor Company specializes in real estate management, warehousing and truck leasing, service and rental. Founded in Albany in 1959 by former Albany Area Chamber Board member Fred Taylor, the multi-generational company has served the area for more than 60 years.

Star Business of the Week: Tim Thomas State Farm

Congratulations to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Star Business of the Week, Tim Thomas State Farm!

Tim Thomas State Farm has been providing insurance and financial services to Albany and the surrounding area for more than 24 years. The agency prides itself on offering personal, trustworthy, local service, and knowing their customers by name. They recognize Albany as a great place to do business and enjoy the networking and exposure opportunities provided by their Albany Area Chamber membership.

Star Business of the Week: Georgia’s Own Credit Union

Congratulations to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Star Business of the Week, Georgia’s Own Credit Union!

Georgia’s Own Credit Union provides all traditional financial products and services such as checking and savings accounts, mobile deposit, CDs, auto loans, mortgages, personal loans, credit cards and others. As a credit union, Georgia’s Own is owned by its members and functions as a nonprofit. Georgia’s Own offers competitive rates and minimal fees and aims to provide members with the best financial terms and while enhancing financial literacy.

Star Business of the Week: Roots & Wings

Congratulations to the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Star Business of the Week, Roots & Wings!

Roots & wings is a mother/daughter-run clothing and gift boutique focused on customer service, quality and style for all ages. Originally established in 2016 as an online boutique, Roots & Wings opened its Westover Boulevard storefront in 2019. The owners recognized Albany as a great location for the business, knowing that the people of Albany acknowledge the importance of shopping small. In turn, Roots & Wings returns the community’s support through supporting schools, non-profits and other organizations in the area.