The Southwest Georgia branch of United Way has accepted a financial boost from Publix.
Before a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, Publix presented the non-profit organization with a $26,000 check to use for charity endeavors. The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce also attended the event.
The president and CEO of Southwest Georgia TMs United Way says Publix has become a generous sponsor. The check isn TMt the company TMs only contribution.
That's on top of their employee campaign. So in total we received about $50,000 from Publix, said Southwest Georgia United Way CEO and President Dwayne Miles.
The new Southwest Georgia branch is located at 112 North Westover Blvd. in Albany.