Indiana President Represents Honda at Torch Relay

To celebrate Indiana’s 200-year anniversary, Honda Manufacturing of Indiana (HMIN) associates joined in the Bicentennial Torch Relay as it makde its way across 3,200 miles of the state. HMIN President Bob Nelson had the honor of being a torchbearer and placing it on the Honda Civic as the torch passed in front of the plant.

Nelson represented HMIN and carried the Bicentennial Torch in a 2016 Honda Civic. To celebrate, HMIN associates and their families attended a tailgate at the plant.

Three associates, Aimee Chapman, Melody Snyder and Susie Blaesing were selected to join Bob in the Civic during the relay.

The relay is designed to inspire and unify Hoosiers as part of the Bicentennial events. It started in Harrison County on September 9 and will conclude at the statehouse grounds in Indianapolis on October 15. Connecting and building a strong relationship within the community is an integral part of Honda’s mission to be company society wants to exist.

In addition to carrying the bicentennial torch, Nelson has been involved with a number of nonprofits, including Boy Scouts of America, Indianapolis Urban League and the Decatur County YMCA.





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