Saline Salutes: Monica VanOvermeer Chose Saline's Citizen of the Year


The Saline Area Chamber of Commerce has released the winners of the Saline Salutes awards for 2022.

They are:

  • Monica VanOvermeer, owner of Jet's Pizza, Citizen of the Year
  • Tom Schroeder, Pastor at Christ Our King Lutheran Church, Lifetime Achievement
  • Jim Mangi, of Dementia-Friendly Saline, Visionary Award
  • Lt. Col. Sandra K. Wilson, President of the Vietnam Veterans of Michigan, Distinguished Veteran Award
  • Lt. Brandon Sears, Saline Area Fire Department, First Responder Award
  • Blake Coy, Saline High School senior, Youth of the Year Award

Nominations were gathered and judged by a panel of community leaders representing a cross-section of the Saline Area.

The awards will be presented during the 33rd Annual Saline Salutes program at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 14 at Lake Forest Golf Club. Tickets are $25 for adults, $40 for couples and $12 for students aged 6-18. Tables of eight can be reserved for $180. Tickets include the cost of dinner.

Register for the event at by April 8.

The event is sponsored by DTE, R&B Plastics Machinery, Jet's Pizza, Costco, Stevenson Enterprise, and True Community Credit Union.

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