(West Point, GA.) Dec. 13, 2012 – Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) presented a $20,000 contribution to the New Horizon Community Theatre’s Capital Improvement Campaign during a ceremony in West Point on Thursday.
“The New Horizon Community Theatre is an important community asset that enriches, entertains and educates people who live in and around West Point, and we are pleased to participate in this project and help the theatre continue to grow in the years to come,” said Randy Jackson, KMMG’s vice president of human resources and administration.
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) is the first manufacturing site in North America for Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, Korea. KMMG is located on 2,200 acres in West Point, Georgia, and began mass production on Nov. 16, 2009. KMMG is home to the 2013 Sorento CUV and the 2013 Optima mid-size sedan, two of the brand’s top selling models. Beginning in 2012, the plant has the ability to build 360,000 vehicles annually from U.S. and globally-sourced parts.
Caption: Pictured, from left: Judy Wilkinson and the Rev. Gerry Ledbetter, West Point City Council members; Susie Lanier Maxwell, New Horizon Community Theatre (NHCT) Capital Campaign chairperson; Sandra Glover, NHCT Capital Campaign coordinator; Bill Nixon, NHCT artistic director; Randy Jackson, KMMG’s vice president of human resources and administration; Joe Hill, director of the West Point Downtown Development Authority; Pat Duttera, president of the NHCT board; and Ricky Wolfe, chairman of the Troup County Commission.