ORCHID: To the hundreds of Trumbull County Make A Difference Day volunteers whose efforts completed dozens of important projects that will make the community a better place to live, work and play.
ONION: To Bazetta officials for failing to maintain important public records concerning a suspected overpayment to a township employee, and subsequent ruling from the Trumbull County Prosecutor's Office.
ORCHID: To Tom Hitchings and Keith Parish of Niles who cleaned the area around Veterans Bridge, near Niles McKinley High School, painted the bridge at their own expense, and raked and swept around the area.
ONION: To Braceville officials, for refusing to cover the damages their fire department caused when, while conducting a control burn for training, the fire damaged a neighbor's home.
ORCHID: To The Cafaro Foundation for providing a $300,000 gift to the Mathews Local School District to help provide a local match for school construction.
ONION: To former Florida Atlantic coaches Carl Pelini and Pete Rekstis, for the drug use university officials said they admitted to. Pelini, a Cardinal Mooney graduate and former Austintown Fitch coach, and Rekstis, a former Youngstown State player, resigned Wednesday.
ORCHID: To the Butler Institute of American Art for bringing "The Paintings of John Mellencamp" to its Howland branch.