Journey through local auto history

Journey through local auto history

FREE event highlights Hodak Motors

Journey through local auto history

Posted On: 08/24/23

On Sept. 8, Kankakee Community college is offering a community event to journey through the history of American automobile manufacturing with the visually stunning story of Studebaker and Hodak Motors.

The free event is from 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8 at KCC in the Iroquois Room. Weather permitting, several classic Studebakers will be on display outside.

For over 60 years, Hodak Motors was a staple of the Kankakee community, providing quality automobiles and exceptional customer service. Two brothers who grew up around the family business, Mark and Doug Hodak, will present highlights of the auto dealership, and how their grandfather was an inspiring example of the American dream.

Registration is encouraged by phoning 815-802-8206 or visit You must create an account to register online.

KCC is located at 100 College Drive in Kankakee, south of downtown Kankakee. This event is presented by KCC's Office of Continuing Education and Business Partnerships. It does not award college credit.