Hendricks County businesses recognized for longevity

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Friday, April 13, 2018

STATEHOUSE (April 13, 2018) — Local businesses on Wednesday at the Statehouse received the Governor’s Half Century Business Award for their contributions to the community, according to State Reps. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) and Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton).

Steuerwald said Co-Alliance, LLP, in operation since 1927, and Hackleman Auto Collision Repair, in operation since 1962, were both recognized for their longevity and sustained investment in the community.

“Local businesses like Co-Alliance and Hackleman Auto Collision Repair invest in our community by supporting our schools through philanthropy and providing jobs to hardworking Hoosiers,” Steuerwald said. “Being able to remain in operation for more than 50 years is a tremendous accomplishment and these employers earned this well-deserved award.”

Thompson said the Governor’s Century and Half Century Business Awards have recognized nearly 1,500 companies across Indiana during the 27-year history of the award.

“Businesses that take root and grow in a community serve an important role in the local economy,” Thompson said. “Based off of their hard work and dedication, I would like to congratulate the leadership and employees of Co-Alliance and Hackleman Auto Collision Repair for their longevity.

The Governor’s Century and Half Century Business Awards honor Hoosier businesses that have remained in operation for a minimum of 100 or 50 consecutive years and have demonstrated a commitment to community service. Visit www.iedc.in.gov to learn more.

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State Rep. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) represents House District 40,

which includes a portion of Hendricks County.

State Rep. Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton) represents House District 28,
which includes portions of Hendricks and Boone Counties.

 

PHOTO CAPTION: Co-Alliance LLP receives a Governor’s Half Century Business Award for its 91 years of operation and community contributions. (From left) State Sen. John B. Crane, Gov. Eric Holcomb, CEO of Co-Alliance Kevin Still and President of the Indiana Economic Development Corp. Elaine Bedel were present for the recognition on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

 

PHOTO CAPTION: Hackleman Auto Collision Repair receives a Governor’s Half Century Business Award for its 56 years of operation and community contributions. (From left) State Sen. John B. Crane, Gov. Eric Holcomb, owner of Hackleman Auto Repair John W. Hackleman and President of the Indiana Economic Development Corp. Elaine Bedel were present for the recognition on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.