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Entrepreneurs to soon have virtual lounge and wellness center in Albany

The Microbusiness enterprise virtual lounge is set to be unveiled on Thursday. (Source:WALB) The Microbusiness enterprise virtual lounge is set to be unveiled on Thursday. (Source:WALB)
The facility also has cubicles. (Source:WALB) The facility also has cubicles. (Source:WALB)
Entrepreneurs will also be able to use the wellness center. (Source:WALB) Entrepreneurs will also be able to use the wellness center. (Source:WALB)
Tonita McKnight, Incubator Services Coordinator (Source:WALB) Tonita McKnight, Incubator Services Coordinator (Source:WALB)
Phyllis Brown, Deputy Director of the Department of Community and Economic Development (Source:WALB) Phyllis Brown, Deputy Director of the Department of Community and Economic Development (Source:WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Entrepreneurs in Albany now have a place where they can focus on developing their ideas.

The Microbusiness Enterprise Center downtown is set to unveil their Virtual lounge and lab this week. The facility has beverages, wi-fi, cubicles, and lounge chairs which business owners can rent by the month, day, or hour. 

"So that entrepreneurs in the area can come and collaborate, work together and have a professional setting where they can also be in a relaxed environment that inviting for them and their clients," said Incubator Services Coordinator Tonita McKnight.

The fee to apply to rent space in the lab is $30. 

The facility will be open Monday thru Friday from 8 to 5 after a grand opening Thursday at two.

Those business owners can also go across the hall to the Microbusiness Enterprise Wellness Center.
     

The facility has weights, treadmills, and other workout equipment to help entrepreneurs relieve stress and stay in shape

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"So the beauty of this is while you're working at your business you can also work on your health. So, take a break some come up here and relieve some of the stress, run on our treadmills, lift some weights. Concentrate on your health and your wellness," said Phyllis Brown the Deputy Director of the Department of Community and Economic Development.


Use of the new wellness center is included in the fee to use the new lounge.     

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