A Winamac High School graduate has been named as this year’s Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce’s H.J. Halleck Award winner.
Judy Stinemetz will be recognized for her many years of dedicated service at Pulaski Memorial Hospital, where she worked as the dietary manager for 37 years. She is a volunteer at Pulaski Human Services where she is the food pantry organizer and is in charge of the mobile food pantry. She has also organized the Women of the Moose in Winamac and holds many fundraisers for the community. Among her other community efforts include her assistance on Election Day, memberships with the Cystic Fibrosis Organization in Pulaski County and the State Board of Dietary Managers, pack-a-backpack, and other fundraisers.
Members of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce are currently accepting nominations for the H.J. Halleck Community Service Award.
A Pulaski County resident is recognized each year for his or her outstanding community spirit. The award winner is honored for his or her time spent on improving the life in Pulaski County through a variety of projects. Those who are nominated have willingly given time and energy without the gratitude and recognition they deserve.
The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce’s Winter Wonderland event is tomorrow in downtown Winamac from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET.
Several craft and business booths will be set up in different locations including the Vurpillat Opera House, fire station, Refined, Christian Church and the New Beginnings Church. Local businesses will have sales for Christmas shoppers. The Lion’s Club toy drive and the craft and bake sale will be at the Pulaski County Human Services building, the Iris-Elm Garden Club holiday arrangement show will be at the train depot and the boy scouts coat drive will take place on the courthouse lawn.
The Winter Wonderland event is set for Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. ET in downtown Winamac.
Angie Anspach from the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce said some annual features have moved this year.
The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce will present Germanfest tomorrow in downtown Winamac.
Games and activities for kids and adults will begin at 3 p.m. including a cornhole contest and create-a-canvas. The completed canvas projects will be sold at a silent auction where proceeds will benefit the Germanfest event for next year.
GermanFest returns to Winamac on Saturday, Aug. 9.
The event begins with a golf outing at 8 a.m. ET at Pond View Golf Course. Music and children’s activities will be ongoing from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Create-a-canvas will spark talent in residents and those pieces of art will be sold at a silent auction with the proceeds to benefit GermanFest.
The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce will host a town-wide yard sale event on Saturday, July 19 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET in Winamac, rain or shine.
If you plan on having a yard sale, reserve a spot on the map for $10. The maps will be available for all shoppers at the Pulaski County Chamber office at 102 N. Monticello Street in Winamac. The deadline for placement on the map is Friday, July 11.
State Senator Ed Charbonneau
The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce will welcome Senator Ed Charbonneau for a visit in Winamac next week.
The senator will discuss bills that affect business in Pulaski County and other items in the legislature as well.
Senator Charbonneau will be at the Fox’s Den in Winamac on Wednesday, March 26 at 1 p.m. ET. If you would like to go to the meeting, RSVP by calling
The annual meeting of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and the Halleck Award Recognition Banquet was held Saturday evening at the Event Center in Winamac, honoring Jackie Frain as this year’s Halleck Award recipient for her outstanding services to the community. Frain was honored after the organization’s annual meeting, adding her to the list of 31 previous recipients.
The annual meeting of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and the Halleck Award Recognition Banquet will be held Saturday, March 8 at 6 p.m. ET at the Event Center in Winamac. Tickets are still available, but seating is limited so you are encouraged to reserve your ticket early.
State Senator Ed Charbonneau
Senator Ed Charbonneau will be visiting Pulaski County for a meet and greet on Monday, offering Chamber of Commerce members and the public to visit and ask questions. Judy Heater, coordinator for the event, said that the senator is coming at the Chamber’s request to be their guest representative this quarter.
Heater said she’s not sure what the senator will discuss, but he will be present to answer questions.
Governor Mike Pence greets those gathered in Winamac
Indiana Governor Mike Pence entered the Fox’s Den in Winamac Tuesday afternoon with a smile on his face and his hand extended to meet the many residents and business owners who gathered there and to discuss the state of Indiana, along with great measures the state is making in education and employment.
Governor Pence stated that small business is what makes Indiana a great place to be.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be participating in a meet and greet today from Noon to 1 p.m. ET at 124 N. Market Street in Winamac.
This is an opportunity for residents and business owners to get together with the governor to discuss topics such as small business, health insurance and other items of interest.
This event is sponsored by the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce.
The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to take part in the 2013 holiday lights contest.
Residents and business owners are encouraged to pick up a registration form at the Chamber of Commerce, fill it out and pay $10 cash to enter into the contest. On Dec. 4 and Dec. 5, judges will be traveling around Pulaski County to see which house and which business has the most festive decorations for the season. Make sure all lighted displays are on from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET both days.
The Winter Wonderland event, sponsored by the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, is set for Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET in downtown Winamac.
But first, join the chamber in ushering in the holiday season in the lighting of the Christmas Tree on the Pulaski County Courthouse lawn on Friday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. ET followed by tours of three beautiful homes in Pulaski County. Tickets for the home tour can be purchased at the Pulaski County Chamber office, at Refined or from Winter Wonderland committee members. Tours will be given at Melody Braun’s home as well as at Bailey Hoover’s home and Patrick Shuttrow’s home.
The Starke County and Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce organizations have received phone calls about Skyline Publications and the company’s attempt to sell ads for a Pulaski-Starke Visitors Guide.
This is not endorsed by either the Starke County Chamber of Commerce or the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce.
The downtown Winamac area will soon become a veritable winter wonderland, presented by the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce. The charming holiday celebration will feature a variety of events and activities including craft and business booths, great sales at local businesses, free children’s activities and refreshments.
You can shop for bargains during this weekend’s town wide yard sale in Winamac.
The event is sponsored by the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and is scheduled for Saturday, July 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET. It will be held rain or shine.
The Winamac town-wide yard sale is scheduled for Saturday, July 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET.
Yard sale maps will be available at the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce office and other businesses in town from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Donuts and beverages will be offered at the chamber office at the same time.
If you would like to register your yard sale and get on the map for $10, call (574) 270-0016 or (574) 946-6123. You may call those same numbers if you are from outside city limits and would like to reserve a spot at an in-town location to sell your wares.
The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and Refined are teaming up to host a Spring Expo in an effort to promote local business. The expo is planned for May 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Refined in Winamac at 102 N. Monticello St. There is no fee to set up a booth.
Angie Anspach said this is the first time the Chamber has held such an event, but they’re hoping to make it an annual expo to promote local businesses every year.