Two Albany leadership organizations merge - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Two Albany leadership organizations merge

Source WALB Source WALB
Source WALB Source WALB
Source WALB Source WALB
Source WALB Source WALB
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Thursday night during the Leadership Albany graduation, the group announced they are merging with the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce's leadership development program. 

The graduation ceremony for 35 Albany residents completing  their Leadership Albany instruction. Leadership Albany was established in 1984, to identify and develop leaders.  The Chamber of Commerce's Leadership for Institute Development started in 2015, to focus on developing political awareness, media savvy, and leadership to business owners .

The chamber said since their goals are so similar, they asked for the merger.

Chair of the board of directors of the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce said "This community is all about unity.  And it's about only one Albany.  And I think bringing together the two leadership programs really shows that."

Chair of the Leadership Albany board of directors Carroll Weaver said  "It's great news for those who are seeking leadership development and personal and professional development."

The two organizations say they still have a lot to work out on the specifics of the merger, but their next class will begin in August.

Copyright 2017 WALB . All Rights Reserved

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Pretoria Fields and local family work together to raise awareness for autism

    Pretoria Fields and local family work together to raise awareness for autism

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:39:34 GMT
    The Cutliff family partnered with a host of organizations for the 'Anyone for Autism'. (Source: WALB)The Cutliff family partnered with a host of organizations for the 'Anyone for Autism'. (Source: WALB)
    The Cutliff family partnered with a host of organizations for the 'Anyone for Autism'. (Source: WALB)The Cutliff family partnered with a host of organizations for the 'Anyone for Autism'. (Source: WALB)

    The family of an adult struggling with Autism, is helping raise money to bring awareness to the disorder and other individuals with special needs in the Albany area. Pretoria Fields hosted an 'Anyone for Autism' Concert organized by Jimon Cutliff and his family.  

    More >>

    The family of an adult struggling with Autism, is helping raise money to bring awareness to the disorder and other individuals with special needs in the Albany area. Pretoria Fields hosted an 'Anyone for Autism' Concert organized by Jimon Cutliff and his family.  

    More >>
  • Southern Soul Music Festival doubles attendees from last year

    Southern Soul Music Festival doubles attendees from last year

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:31:41 GMT
    Young Buck Entertainment hosted their second annual Southern Soul Music Festival at the Exchange Fairgrounds in Albany. (Source: WALB)Young Buck Entertainment hosted their second annual Southern Soul Music Festival at the Exchange Fairgrounds in Albany. (Source: WALB)
    Young Buck Entertainment hosted their second annual Southern Soul Music Festival at the Exchange Fairgrounds in Albany. (Source: WALB)Young Buck Entertainment hosted their second annual Southern Soul Music Festival at the Exchange Fairgrounds in Albany. (Source: WALB)

    Hundreds filled the Albany Exchange Club Fairgrounds Saturday, for a night of music and dance.  Young Buck Entertainment hosted its 2nd annual Southern Soul Music Festival.  

    More >>

    Hundreds filled the Albany Exchange Club Fairgrounds Saturday, for a night of music and dance.  Young Buck Entertainment hosted its 2nd annual Southern Soul Music Festival.  

    More >>
  • Casting Crowns brings largest turnout to Albany Civic Center in awhile

    Casting Crowns brings largest turnout to Albany Civic Center in awhile

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:21:51 GMT
    Casting Crowns and I Am They was at the Albany Civic Center Saturday. (Source: WALB)Casting Crowns and I Am They was at the Albany Civic Center Saturday. (Source: WALB)
    Casting Crowns and I Am They was at the Albany Civic Center Saturday. (Source: WALB)Casting Crowns and I Am They was at the Albany Civic Center Saturday. (Source: WALB)

    A world renowned Christian music group brought huge crowds to the Albany Civic Center tonight. More than 3,000 people went to the Casting Crowns concert. It marks the biggest turnout the Albany Civic Center has seen in quite sometime.

    More >>

    A world renowned Christian music group brought huge crowds to the Albany Civic Center tonight. More than 3,000 people went to the Casting Crowns concert. It marks the biggest turnout the Albany Civic Center has seen in quite sometime.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly