Kia Plant has contributed more than $50,000 to community organizations and causes in the City of West Point in 2012
(West Point, GA.) Nov. 14, 2012 – Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) today announced a $20,000 donation to the New Horizon Community Theatre’s capital improvement campaign, and will serve as an official sponsor of the snow tubing event at the first-ever West Point Winter Carnival on Nov. 17 at the West Point Depot in historic Downtown West Point. The contributions, totaling $24,000, raise KMMG’s support of projects in the City of West Point to $53,000 in 2012.
“We work hard and consider it very important to be good and active corporate citizens here in the city we call home,” said Randy Jackson, KMMG’s vice president of human resources and administration. “The City of West Point is a critical partner for KMMG. Working together with the city as one system and one team, we can accomplish anything.”
West Point Mayor Dr. Drew Ferguson IV thanked KMMG for being an ongoing supporter of the local community and for their involvement with a variety of projects.
“Kia is committed to seeing this area grow and prosper and we thank KMMG for contributing to and recognizing the value of these projects which are so important to so many of this city’s residents,” said Ferguson.
About Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia
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.