DeVon: South Bend business recognized for 100 years of operation

DeVon: South Bend business recognized for 100 years of operation

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Tuesday, April 2, 2019

STATEHOUSE (April 2, 2019) — Claeys Candy, Inc. in South Bend recently received the Governor’s Century Business Award for operating since 1919, according to State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger).

“Claeys Candy is known within our community for its delicious candies,” DeVon said. “We are fortunate to have a candy shop like this one providing sweets and other treats for 100 years.”

Claeys Candy was among 65 Indiana companies and organizations honored with the Governor’s Century or Half Century Business awards at a Statehouse ceremony on March 21.

The awards recognize Hoosier businesses that have remained in continuous operation in Indiana for at least 50 or 100 consecutive years, and demonstrated a commitment to community service.

For more information, visit www.iedc.in.gov.  

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State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) represents House District 5, 
which includes portions of St. Joseph County.

PHOTO CAPTION: Gov. Eric Holcomb (left) presents the Governor’s Century Business Award to a Claeys Candy, Inc. representative Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Statehouse. The South Bend candy shop was honored for being in operation since 1919.