LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -

Don Weber, the founder and CEO of LHI, received the Nathan Hale Award in Washington, D.C. earlier this month.

Weber received the award from the Reserve Officers Association (ROA) STARS Foundation.  The award is named after Nathan Hale who demonstrated patriotic dedication to our country as a revolutionary war hero and volunteer.

Weber was honored for his military service, philanthropy and support of the Reserve community.  Former Wisconsin Governor and Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson presented the award to Weber.

The ROA is a 60,000-member professional association for all uniformed services of the United States military.