Friday, March 11, 2016
LORDSTOWN — General Motors and UAW Local 1112 will host a 50th Anniversary Open House event at the Lordstown Complex East May 20 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Officials said the open house will provide the opportunity to learn more about Lordstown workers, vehicle manufacturing, the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze and the company’s rich history in the Mahoning Valley.
“Thanks to the support we have received from our customers and this community, Lordstown has established a strong U.S. manufacturing footprint that directly and indirectly employs thousands of people in our region,” said Lordstown Plant Manager Steve Notar Donato and UAW 1112 President Glenn Johnson in a joint statement. “The open house is our way of showing our appreciation to the community where we operate and thank all who have worked hard over the years so that Lordstown can celebrate this landmark anniversary.”
Those interested in the tour guests should register in advance at a Chevrolet dealership. The walking tour route will take approximately one hour.
On Saturday, May 21, Lordstown will host a 50th anniversary car show on the parking area of Lordstown Complex East off Hallock-Young Rd. Registration forms are also available at Chevy dealerships and can also be downloaded at www.uaw1112.com.
General Motors has invested more than $250 million at Lordstown Complexto support the redesigned Cruze. The car will be available at Chevrolet dealerships this spring.