STATEHOUSE (April 1, 2019) — Amish Acres in Nappanee and Wawasee Boat Company in Syracuse recently received the Governor’s Half Century Business Award, according to State Rep. Curt Nisly (R-Milford).
“It is quite an accomplishment to successfully run a business for over 50 years,” Nisly said. “I congratulate both Amish Acres and the Wawasee Boat Company for receiving this award and for their important contributions to our community.”
Amish Acres, established in 1968, and Wawasee Boat Company, established in 1929, were 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.
State Rep. Curt Nisly (R-Milford) represents House District 22, which
includes portions of Kosciusko and Elkhart counties.
PHOTO CAPTION 1: Gov. Eric Holcomb (left) presents the Governor’s Half Century Business Award to an Amish Acres representative Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Statehouse. The Nappanee historic location was honored for being in operation since 1968.
PHOTO CAPTION 2: Gov. Eric Holcomb (left) presents the Governor’s Half Century Business Award to a Wawasee Boat Company representative Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Statehouse. The Syracuse marina was honored for being in operation since 1929.