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On, Monday, July 18, 2011, United Way will host a media conference to announce its new location, Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting, and Publix will present check to United Way. The media conference will be held at the United Way of Southwest Georgia’s new building located at 112 North Westover Blvd, Albany, Georgia at 5:00pm.

“United Way’s recent transformation to outcome measurement based program funding is a dive deeper into accountability and driving community change,” said Dwayne Myles, President and CEO, United Way of Southwest Georgia. “United Way will continue to build on its rich 72 year history of improving peoples’ quality of life in Southwest Georgia.

“This relocation makes United Way more visible and it puts a stake in the ground towards United Way’s long-term commitment to changing community conditions,” said Jim Deal, 2011-12 Chairman of the Board.


United Way supports 43 partner agency outcome measurement based programs in 13 Southwest Georgia counties.  The dollars raised in our community are used to advance United Way’s community impact agenda which focuses on EDUCATION (preparing children and youth to succeed), INCOME (empowering families and individuals towards self-sufficiency), HEALTH (promoting health and wellness), and BASIC NEEDS (essential services).


About United Way of Southwest Georgia


United Way of Southwest Georgia mission is to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities in Baker, Calhoun, Crisp, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Lee, Mitchell, Randolph, Sumter, Terrell, Wilcox, and Worth counties. For more information visit www.unitedwayswga.org or call (229) 883 6700.

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