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Citizen of the Month
August 2019
Deputy Christopher Topacio
In recognition of his selfless contribution to the Orion community through is quick and dedicated response to a citizen who had a sudden and critical heart attack. His training and experience was vital in saving the man's life, who later made a full recovery.
     
July 2019
Suzanne Baber
For her commitment to the community and generous donations to the Miracle Field.
     
June 2019
Eleanor Olson
For her commitment to our community and her assistance in the acquisition of a new pocket park on Baldwin Road.
     
May 2019
Frank Baiardi
For his outstanding volunteerism - restoring Paint Creek ecosytem, and working on Miracle Field of North Oakland. 
     
Apr 2019
Linda Moran
For her dedication and hard work for the Polly Ann Trail.
     
Mar 2019 Sgt. Mark Buffa
For his retirement and years of service.
     
Feb 2019
Tim Williams For outstanding volunteerism - Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee member, KaBOOM! Project, Camp Agawam Fire Bowl stage, DDA, ONTV F.I.S.H food drive, Daisy Project and LO Palooza, 20 Front Street start - "walking by", always will to help everyone.
     
Jan 2019 Don Walker
For outstanding volunteerism - Planning Commission member, ZBA member, Board of Review, Election Official, Orion Art Center, Friends of the Library, and more.
     
Dec 2018 John Cooper
In recognition of his selfless contribution to the Orion community through his support of the Holly Jolly Folly and the Orion Lighted Parade.
     
Nov 2018 Dan Davis
For purchasing and renovating a building for Orion/Oxford FISH.
     
Oct 2018 Blessings in a Brown Bag
In recognition of their outstanding service to the youth of Orion Township by providing lunches to students who need help throughout the summer.
     
Sep 2018 Brian Hearns
Firefighter of the Year 2018
     
Aug 2018
Jolie Tremonti
In recognition of her service to Haiti for the summer of 2018.
     
July 2018
Lake Orion Lions Club
In recognition of their 80th anniversary.
     
June 2018 Alana Hart
For her outstanding service to residents of Orion Township and her service and commitment to the Orion Veterans Memorial.
     
May 2018 Reserve Sergeant John Chiera
For his huge commitment to the community and volunteerism with the purpose of keeping people safe while interacting with our citizens.
     
Apr 2018 Scott Taylor
For his fundraising efforts on behalf of the Orion on Deck Project.
     
Mar 2018
Tim Gdowski
For his outstanding fundraising efforts in support of the Orion on Deck Inclusive ballfield.
     
Feb 2018
Deputy Mike Miles
For his heroism at the scene of an accident.
     
Jan 2018
Roger Ferguson
For making a difference in his neighborhood, with fast thinking and a detailed description that resulted in the arrest of a suspect casing vehicles for theft.
     
Dec 2017
 
David Moen
 
For his tremendous courage in saving the life of Kym Dominquez, 6-28-17, when her home was rocked by an explosion and fire.  He ran into the home and helped her escape.
     
Nov 2017 Sandy Weaver, LoveINC In honor of her work in assisting the less fortunate.
     
Oct 2017 Kenn & Becky Osborn For their efforts to provide refurbished bicycles to those in need through Holy Spokes.
     
Sep 2017 Al Kassin For his many years of service with the Lake Orion Lions Club.
     
Aug 2017 Bob Smith, Fire Chief In honor of his many years of service to the Orion Township community.
     
Jul 2017 Lt. Dan Toth. OCSO In honor of his attendance at the FBI Academy.
     
Jun 2017 LOHS Robotics Team 302 For their successful season.
     
May 2017 Dr. Joseph Mastromatteo For his work on behalf of veterans.
     
Apr 2017 Chris Hagan Firefighter of the Year 2017
     
Mar 2017 Penni Robertson Crossing Guard, Carpenter Elementary School, who was recognized by Safe Kids Worldwide Organization as America's Favorite Crossing Guard.
     
Feb 2017 Kim Dunn For her assistance to the homeless in our community.
     
Jan 2017 Good fellows, Orion Twp. Fire Station 3 For their efforts to help needy families.
     
Dec 2016 JoAnn Van Tassel For her many contributions to the community
     
Nov 2016 Harley Joe Burcham For his work with the Orion Veterans Memorial.
     
Oct 2016 Evan Krefski & Justin Sylvian In recognition for their World Freestyle Jet Ski Championship for the 1st and 2nd Place, respectively.
     
Sep 2016 Kristi Schons For her outstanding work on the Let Them Playscape at Friendship Park.
     
Aug 2016 Siobhan Heuninck For her work with the Meals on Wheels program.
     
Jul 2016 Carl Cyrowski For his work with the Lake Orion Fireworks Association.
     
Jun 2016 Madelinne Braley For her service to the community in preserving our natural resources.
     
May 2016 Julie Brenner For her work within the community
     
Apr 2016 Alaina Campbell For her contributions to the community.
     
Mar 2016 Brian Reynolds Firefighter of the Year 2016.
     
Feb 2016 Dep. Jay Morgan OCSO For his many years of service and dedication to the community.
     
Jan 2016 Ben Gerdeman For his countless contributions to the students at Lake Orion High School as the leader of afterschool programming.
     
Dec 2015 Matt Pfeiffer For his charitable contributions.
     
Nov 2015 Kristi Hehl For her work with Making Character Count (MC2) program, and with the Blessing in a Backpack program.
     
Oct 2015 Dan Dewey For his program "Dan's Coffee Run", supporting cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
     
Sep 2015 Rob Cavanagh For his work with the Dragons on the Lake Festival.
   
Aug 2015 Brian Thomas & Brandon Mercado The Road Warriors, recognized for their work in creating awareness and raising money for those suffering from cancer.
     
Jul 2015 George Hanley For his advocacy concerning invasive species control.
     
Jun 2015 Dawn Priebe As an extraordinary volunteer who is responsible for organizing many community charitable events.
     
May 2015 Bob Watros
For his dedicated service to the community and the Orion Veterans Memorial.