INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb recognized a number of Hoosier businesses for their longevity with his yearly Century or Half Century business awards Wednesday.

Included in the awards were two businesses from the Wabash Valley.

Receiving the Half Century Award in Knox County was Trent Auto Sales Inc. which has reportedly been in business for a total of 56 years.

Being honored as part of the Century Awards was the Vigo County business of the Terre Haute Lodge No. 19 F. & A. M. has been around for a total of 204 years.

“Every year, the Century and Half-Century Awards remind me of the dedication and perseverance Hoosiers across the state bring to their businesses,” Holcomb said. “Each year it is truly an honor to recognize these organizations that have withstood the test of time, navigated economic uncertainties, and demonstrated unconditional commitment to their employees and communities across Indiana.” 

Read the full list of awarded businesses below;

2023 Century Award honorees: 

  • Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory (Funeral Services) 
    128 years; Morgan County 
  • F.A. Wilhelm Construction Company (Construction)
    100 years; Marion County 
  • Feichter REALTORS® (Real Estate)
    140 years; Allen County 
  • Frain Mortuary Inc. (Funeral Services) 
    156 years; Pulaski County 
  • Fratco Inc. (Manufacturing)
    100 years; White County 
  • George C Rogge Agency Inc. (Automotive Insurance) 
    100 years; Lake County 
  • Goshen Stamping LLC (Metal Stamping) 
    100 years; Elkhart County 
  • Phend and Brown Inc. (Construction) 
    101 years; Kosciusko County 
  • Shipshewana Trading Place Auction & Flea Market (Flea Market)
    101 years; LaGrange County 
  • Shurr Insurance Agency (Insurance)
    100 years; Porter County 
  • Terre Haute Lodge No. 19, F. & A. M. (Working Lodge) 
    204 years; Vigo County 
  • The North Salem State Bank (Financial Services)
    100 years; Hendricks County 
  • Tonn and Blank Construction LLC (Construction)
    101 years; LaPorte County 
  • Woodard, Emhardt, Henry, Reeves and Wagner LLP (Legal Services)
    144 years; Marion County 

2023 Half Century Award honorees:  

  • Alcohol & Addictions Resource Center (Rehabilitation Services) 
    61 years; St. Joseph County 
  • Alliance Architects (Architecture) 
    51 years; St. Joseph County 
  • Burt’s Termite & Pest Control Inc. (Exterminating & Pest Control) 
    50 years; Bartholomew County 
  • Clunette Elevator Co. Inc. (Agricultural) 
    72 years, Kosciusko County 
  • Crisis Center Inc. (Individual & Family Services)
    52 years; Lake County 
  • Crown Point Swim Club Inc. (Athletics) 
    55 years; Lake County 
  • Don Ayres Honda (Automotive Industry)  
    53 years; Allen County 
  • Eastern Engineering Supply Inc. (Business Products & Services) 
    51 years; Delaware County 
  • Foegley Landscape (Landscaping Services) 
    64 years; St. Joseph County 
  • FPBH Inc. (Engineering Services) 
    51 years, Jennings County 
  • Haggard & Stocking Associates (Industrial cutting tools & supplies) 
    51 years, Marion County 
  • Holiday Liquors Inc. (Liquor Store) 
    58 years; Dubois County
  • KJMD Enterprises/Alig Shell (Retail Trade Services) 
    85 years; Dearborn County 
  • Kropf Industries Inc. (Travel Trailer & Camper Manufacturing) 
    77 years; Elkhart County 
  • Kwiatkowski Masonry Inc. (Masonry Contracting)
    77 years; Lake County 
  • Louie’s Tux Shop (Formal Wear)
    75 years; St. Joseph County 
  • Professional Eyecare Associates (Optometrists) 
    50 years; Dubois County 
  • Singer Optical Co. Inc. (Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing) 
    75 years; Vanderburgh County 
  • S&H Metal Products Inc. (Fabricated Metal Products Manufacturing) 
    51 years; LaGrange County 
  • Tackle Service Center (Sporting Goods)
    51 years; Morgan County 
  • Top Quality Building Products Inc. (Building Material & Supplies Dealer)
    55 years; Dearborn County 
  • Trent Auto Sales Inc. (Automotive Industry) 
    58 years; Knox County 
  • Utterback Supply Inc. (Fasteners) 
    56 years; Marion County 
  • Warsaw Chemical Holdings (Chemical Product Wholesaling) 
    82 years; Kosciusko County