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North Indiana Push for CDL

Lieutenant Governor of Indiana Sue Ellspermann recently visited Peyton's Northern in Bluffton Indiana.  Perry Glancy, Fleet Manager, was invited to sit in on a small round table discussion with about 25 other local business's regarding Business and Agriculture in Indiana and in particular Bluffton Indiana and Wells county.

The first hour covered, Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats and the State's Role. After that, the State made an announcement that they will fund 20 scholarships to enroll in IVY Tech College CDL program. Representatives of IVY Tech College & the Wells County Economic Development Corporation and the Mayor all attended. The City of Bluffton announced plans to assist participants in this program by offering transportation to and from training.

At FirstFleet we are looking forward to placing qualified graduates of this program into our mentor program and helping these individuals develop their career and future with one of the best carriers in the industry. Overall this was a great day for our local industry in Bluffton, IN.

If you would like more information on how to participate in this program please follow this link for greater detail. A short video clip of local news coverage of the event is provided below.


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