BMW Group has called Greer home since the first car rolled off the assembly line in 1994. On Monday, BMW Associates welcomed another family home to Greer with the dedication of the Habitat home the organization has built for the Catherine Lee family.
The home was constructed in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County and Habitat for Humanity of Spartanburg.
Kay Angone Finley received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for her commitment to helping others and community service. The Foundation awarded a $1,000 grant to Kettlebells for a Cure, where Finley volunteers.
“The Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award celebrates the spirit of service and commitment to communities where we live, work and do business.” said Bob Holden, Field Senior Vice President for Allstate’s Southeast region.
The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors has allocated $1.6 million to expand the Inland Port at Greer in fiscal year 2017.
The expansion will extend the port’s operation west near Moore Avenue. An additional $600,000 has been allocated for FY 2018 to complete the expansion for a $2.2 million investment.
BMW is recalling about 189,000 X3 and X4 vehicles in the United States because the child seat anchors may become damaged and won’t hold the seat properly.
BMW Manufacturing Co. in Greer produces the X3 and X4. The recall covers certain X3s from the 2011 to 2017 model years, and some X4s from 2015 through 2017.
BMW Manufacturing announced Monday the graduation of its fifth class of BMW Scholars. The 30 graduates were hired as full-time production, automotive, logistics, and equipment service associates.
“Developing the future workforce is critical to the continued growth and success of our company,” said Manfred Erlacher, President and CEO of BMW Manufacturing.