Heikkinen selected for 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award

The late Mr. Leo Heikkinen has been selected as recipient of the 2015 Price County Economic Development Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Heikkinen will be recognized at a special award ceremony May 20 in Phillips at the Northcentral Technical College campus, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

According to a press release by PCEDA, criteria for the award requires an individual to have made a significant impact on business or industry in the county; given sustained distinction in service, bringing honor to the county, profession, or career; helped to build, transform, and improve the county throughout his or her lifetime; and has, over a period of years, with dedication to cause(s), impacted the lives of Price County residents in a special way.

Heikkinen was born and raised in Brantwood, Wisconsin and graduated from Tripoli High School in 1935.

Read more: Price County Review

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