Statement issued Friday:
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Dec. 22, 2011) – JX Peterbilt – Fort Wayne presented the Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana with a donation of $500 toward the agency’s efforts to help those in need.
“Our Associates are generous and support many local charities year-round and we’re pleased this holiday season they continued to give,” said Dave Roemer, Operations Manager of JX Peterbilt – Fort Wayne. “Additionally, the generosity of our parent company, JX Enterprises, was very impressive, donating a total of $7,500 to food pantries that serve communities in each of the company’s 15 locations throughout the Great Lakes Region. In monetary contributions alone, the company and its dealerships have donated more than $12,000 to more than a dozen organizations and relief efforts this year.”
For nearly 30 years, the Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana has served the hunger relief needs of Indiana’s Allen, Adams, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells and Whitley counties. It distributes more than 10 million pounds of food annually to feed up to 90,000 clients.
JX Enterprises, headquartered in Waukesha, Wis., and founded in 1970, operates 15 medium- and heavy-duty truck dealerships operating as JX Truck Center and JX Peterbilt in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. The company is committed to partnering with its customers to provide one-stop-shopping for the full array of sales, financing, leasing, rental, integrated parts support and service solutions for the transportation industry. The JX Truck Center location (Wausau, Wis.) provides Volvo trucks, service and parts in addition to Peterbilt offerings. JX Enterprises provides full-service rental and lease packages through JX PacLease and customized financing solutions through JX Financial. For additional information, please visit www.jxe.com.