Annual Respect For Law Event

posted Jun 25, 2013, 7:00 AM by Dearborn Optimist   [ updated Jun 25, 2013, 7:03 AM ]
We held our annual Respect For Law and  Public Safety Awards on Wednesday
May 8th . The awards are held every year to take a step back and show our appreciation for the for the great the men and women of the Dearborn Police and Fire Departments for their tireless effort to keep the community safe.  

Awards were given to those whose dedication has been proven through years of exemplary service in Community Service, Service in the Fire and Police departments and the Police Explorers program.  

Special remarks were given by club President Barry T. Hawthorne, Wayne County Commission Chairman and long time member Gary Woronchak. Dearborn Mayor John B. O’Reilly also presented a special tribute to the award recipients.

Pictured and named from left to right top to bottom and award recipients are marked.

Dr. Larry Bartell

Tom Launroche

Steve Quinlan – Club Vice President

Brian Whiston

Mayor John B. O’reilly 

Gary Woronchak – Wayne County Commission Chairman

Julie Walker

Tara Perpich

Augie Allgeier

Ken Muscat – Community Service Award

Erik Peterson – Explorer of the Year

Alfred Dragone – Fire Fighter of the Year

Allan Brzys – Police Officer of the Year

Barry T. Hawthorne – Club President and Event Chairperson

Respect For Law 2013

Attached Below is a PDF copy of the program of the event and to request a DVD copy of the event email

Dearborn Optimist,
Jun 25, 2013, 7:01 AM