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Governor Honors Indiana Businesses for Longevity and Community Service


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): Monday evening, Governor Mike Pence honored 12 Indiana companies for longevity and community service by awarding them the Governor's Century Business Award during the Indiana Historical Society's Founders Day Dinner. 

The 12 Indiana companies received Century Business Awards for being in business a minimum of 100 consecutive years. 

Nominated by individuals or organizations within the same community, the award honors Indiana's well-established companies and their outstanding contributions to the economic growth and prosperity of the state. 

“By remaining dedicated to constant improvement and committed to founding principles, the roots of these 12 Hoosier businesses extend deeply throughout the communities they call home,” said Governor Mike Pence. “Their perseverance is a testament to the work ethic and drive that make Indiana a state that works. Our state is a better place because of their decisions a century or more ago to launch a business and we thank them for their continued commitment to this state.”

Honorees for 2013 include the following (listed by county):

DEKALB
Messenger LLC (100 years)

ELKHART
Days Corporation (100 years)

FLOYD
Woodside Dental Center (110 years)

GIBSON 
Halbig's Painting & Wallpaper (101 years)

HAMILTON 
EF Marburger (100 years)
Maco Press, Inc. (100 years)

HUNTINGTON
Bippus State Bank (102 years)

MARION
Clark Appliance (100 years)
Max Katz Bag Company, Inc. (102 years)
Omni Severin Hotel (100 years)
Taylor's Bakery (100 years)

ST. JOSEPH
1st Source Bank (150 years)

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