Employees of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia in West Point, Ga., recently participated in the 2014 Great American Cleanup as volunteers with the community service organization, Keep Troup Beautiful.
During the April 5 event, the Kia staffers picked up 20 large bags of trash and mulched trees in the West Point shopping district. This is the third year Kia employees have participated in the annual community improvement program.
"At KMMG, we are extremely proud to be a part of this community and take the responsibility that comes with community service to heart," said Hyun Jong Shin, executive vice president and chief executive officer of the local Kia operation. "We are also proud of the outstanding efforts displayed by our team members during the Great American Cleanup, serving both the city and its citizens."
Last year, in addition to helping with the cleanup, they collected 800 pounds of clothing, which was donated to a nonprofit organization.
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Carmike reopens redesigned movie complex in Pennsylvania
Columbus-based Carmike Cinemas said recently it is ready to reopen its newly redesigned six-screen entertainment complex in Mount Lebanon, Pa., which replaced its previous 1500 Washington Road location.
Carmike's Galleria 6 continues to be one of the anchor tenants in Pittsburgh's premier upscale mall, The Galleria of Mt. Lebanon. Construction started in early January and Carmike is holding a grand opening celebration April 25, ahead of schedule, the company said.
All auditoriums in the complex have been completely remodeled and will feature new, premium stadium terrace seating, complete with oversized high-back, plush rocking luxury seats with retractable armrests and convenient cup holders, the company said. The Galleria 6 will also contain large, wall-to-wall screens, and new state-of-the-art DLP digital projection and digital sound in all auditoriums.
Carmike operates has 251 theaters with 2,654 screens in 37 states. The circuit includes 37 premium large-format auditoriums featuring state-of-the-art technology and luxurious seating, including 22 "BigD" auditoriums and 13 IMAX auditoriums.