Mayor Lydia Mihalik and Hancock County Commissioners Timothy Bechtol, Mark Gazarek, and Brian Robertson issued proclamations on May 20, 2017, at a breakfast at the Armed Forces Day celebration held at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, honoring Sgt. Michael Arlt as the Military Person of the Year for 2017 and honoring Cpl. Warren Bean Jr., Buck Sgt. Gerald Crouch, Sgt. Frederick Makrancy, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Thomas Wells as Veterans of the Year for 2017.