It is now Small Business Week

It is now Small Business Week

The Mayor signed a proclamation Tuesday, declaring this Small Business Week.

The Chamber of Commerce, The city of Albany and the Albany Dougherty County EDC want to recognize and thank small business for the positive impact it brings to area communities.

"It is huge it is known all over the country that small businesses hire most of the people some people say 75% some people say 80% of the employees in a community," said Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard.

The Chamber will announce its Small Business of the Year winner selected from 11 nominees later this week.

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