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Labor pow-wow concludes

November 9, 2005

Albany- Georgia labor leaders say Albany did a good job hosting state workforce conference for the first time. More than a thousand people came to town over the last two days for Georgia's seventh workforce summit.

State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond said we should be proud of what the Good Life City has become.

"It has been tremendous, and obviously we'll be having other conferences here. I think it's a great, great testament to your public and private leaders, Mayor Adams, this vision for transforming Albany, Dougherty County into a tourists destination it is real, it's happening, I think the future's great," said Michael Thurmond, State Labor Commissioner.

Thurmond said the Albany, the Chamber of Commerce, and businesses worked well together to make the summit successful.

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