ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - WALB TV is now the co-sponsor of the Albany Chamber of Commerce’s “Star Business of the Week” award.
In order to show WALB’s on going support of Albany business and the Chamber of Commerce, WALB will team with Fleming & Riles Insurance to co-sponsor the Star Business Of the Week.
On Friday afternoon, representatives of both companies dedicated the new “Star Business” banner in front of the chamber headquarters.
“We are just glad to be a part of the chamber, our business, our agency has been here and established in 1898 here in Albany, Georgia. We are glad to be a part of the strong business community here and we are glad to partner with WALB and to celebrate those businesses that are still thriving here,” said Clint Ivy, president of Fleming & Riles.
“We have partnered with Fleming & Riles and I just want to say thanks to Clint Ivy. We were looking for someone to co-sponsor something with the community and the Star Business of the Week was an opportunity that we both took advantage of,” said Bruce Austin, WALB vice president and general manager.
The Albany Chamber of Commerce selects the business that will fly the star banner each week.