Nominations for the H.J. Halleck Award are being solicited in Pulaski County. The H.J. Halleck Community Service Award is given each year to a person who donates time, energy, and hard work to making their community better. You can go online or call the chamber office at (574) 270-0016 to make your nomination.
Last year’s winner of the award was Judge Michael Shurn. Steve and Lin Morrison won for their work as a pair one year.
H.J. Halleck was a doctor, who appropriately went by the nickname “Doc.” He was born January 14, 1903, and in his time as a physician in Pulaski County delivered over 3000 babies. His last delivery was in 1977 when he delivered a baby girl to Ruth and Joe Reynolds. He was a World War II veteran having served as Division Surgeon for the 80th Division. He was also the Pulaski County Republican Chairman for many years.