August 26, 2015
Mayor George Yukich recognized Tami O'Brien, Brian Kirk and John Roberts as the newest recipients of the Village's "Making the Difference Award." Brian, John and Tami all volunteer their time to educate people about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.
Tami O'Brien serves as a Board Member at the non-profit organization AAIM which stands for the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists. Tami has spent over a decade raising public awareness about the dangers of driving drunk or drugged.
Brian Kirk and John Roberts are co-founders of the non-profit organization HERO which stands for the Heroin Epidemic Relief Organization. HERO's mission is to stop the growing heroin epidemic that has rapidly spread across the nation. Brian and John have spent countless hours educating the public about the dangers of heroin and helped many families and friends find treatment options or cope with the loss of a loved one.