Sep 23, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn.

Speedco Inc. Donates Original Headquarters Building To Local Community Organization

Facility to become a beacon for social services and healthcare in Cayuga, Indiana

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (Bridgestone) today announced the charitable donation of the former Speedco headquarters building in Cayuga, Indiana. The 19,000 square-foot facility was donated to the Valley Professionals Community Health Center. The organization plans to transform the building into a beacon that provides high-quality health and social services for residents of northern Vermillion County.

“The people of Cayuga and Vermillion County were paramount to the success of Speedco during the early origins of the company,” said Scott Damon, president, Speedco. “This community has always supported Speedco and we are delighted to return the favor today by donating our former headquarters building to two very worthy causes. We remain dedicated to the well-being of Vermillion County.”

Bridgestone is committed to being an outstanding corporate citizen and focuses on supporting organizations with missions aimed at benefiting education, environment and conservation, and youth development. The donation of the former Speedco headquarters facility will allow Valley Professionals Community Health Center to serve more people in the local community and create a more sustainable future for local citizens of Vermillion County.

We are excited about moving into the former Speedco building because it will allow us to expand our services and create new jobs,” said Terry Warren, CEO, Valley Professionals Community Health Center. “By increasing our capacity, we are making our services more accessible to our patients in the numerous counties.”

Speedco, an indirect subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, is a provider of on-highway truck lubrication and routine tire services to commercial truck owner-operators and fleets. To learn more about Speedco services and locations, visit www.speedco.com