- Michelin North America announced it has set aside $1 million for low-interest loans for small businesses.
- Companies must be based in Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg and Union counties.
Winthrop University, "Small Business Center Regional Director Named to Michelin Development Committee" (2009). Winthrop News 2009. 102.