SANTA CLAUS – Raymond Joseph “Jim” Yellig has received the Sagamore of the Wabash Award, Indiana’s highest civilian honor.
His legacy will be honored during a ceremony at the Santa Claus Museum & Village on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 11 a.m.
The Hoosier Santas and honored guests will bestow the award to Yellig’s daughter, Pat Koch. Koch is the founder of the Santa Claus Museum & Village and a 2013 recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash Award. The ceremony is free and open to the public.