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     A SENATE RESOLUTION congratulating Jordan Ford on 50 years of business.


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Second Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2012)



    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION congratulating Jordan Ford on 50 years of business.

    Whereas, Jordan Ford, located in Mishawaka, is celebrating its 50th year as one of Ford's premier dealerships;

    Whereas, Started by Jordan Kapson in 1961, Jordan Ford was the largest volume Ford dealer in the United States in 2010, and has been one of the top three largest volume dealerships for eighteen of the past twenty years;

    Whereas, Craig Kapson, Jordan Kapson's only son, helped grow the family business by opening it up to fleet sales several years ago with Conrail, and the fleet business has grown remarkably since then;

    Whereas, As a sign of its commitment to excellence and customer service, Jordan Ford has never lost an operating segment and continues to be Ford's top fleet retailer;

    Whereas, Edsel Ford, Ford Motor Company director and the great grandson of the company's founder, Henry Ford, visited Jordan Ford in Mishawaka and commemorated the 50-

year anniversary of Jordan Ford by personally presenting a 50- year award in recognition and celebration of the company's heritage and success; and

    Whereas, Jordan Ford looks forward to continued success as one of Ford's premiere dealerships: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. The Indiana Senate congratulates Jordan Ford on 50 years of business.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Craig Kapson at Jordan Ford in Mishawaka.