Sugar Maple Festival
Bellbrook, OH

Citizen of the Year


Congratulations to Susan Lopez, Director of the Family Resource Center, on being selected as the 2017 Citizen of the Year. Susan was nominated by the Wednesday Morning Food Bank & Clothing Boutique Volunteers for her efforts to reorganize and improve the FRC amidst much uncertainty and change in the organization over the last year. Susan is being honored for her long term generosity as well as her natural ability to build relationships with clients and volunteers. She has worked tirelessly to improve the center and to involve the surrounding community in the efforts.

Past Citizens of the Year

  • 2016 - Bob Keller
  • 2015 - Cathy St. Pierre
  • 2014 - Keith McKeever
  • 2013 - Scott Hall
  • 2012 - Mary Lou Eppers
  • 2011 - Gregg Sparks
  • 2010 - Marsha & Dwight Bartlett
  • 2009 - Walt Worthington
  • 2008 - Joan Gallagher
  • 2007 - Tom Frantz
  • 2006 - Richard & Iris Black
  • 2005 - (No award given)
  • 2004 - Nick Falzerano
  • 2003 - Paul & Pat Thoerner
  • 2002 - Belynda Frieden
  • 2001 - Sherry Stipp
  • 2000 - Bill Mercer
  • 1999 - Steve Willshaw
  • 1998 - Steve & Sharon Berryhill
  • 1997 - Robert E. Gooding
  • 1996 - John "Ron" Kehl
  • 1995 - Genevieve Berryhill
  • 1994 - Joan Lipot
  • 1993 - Richard & Sharon Cost
  • 1992 - Paul R. Thomas
  • 1991 - Dr. John Murphy
  • 1990 - Carl "Doc" Wright
  • 1989 - John & Velma Roney
  • 1988 - Mary Frantz
  • 1987 - Berma Fernandez
  • 1986 - John Dorn