Gordon Merten of Hart Township  was named Citizen of the Year for 2022 by the Hart Rotary Club.  Gordon was honored  for his long-standing work with “Meals on Wheels” delivering meals and assessing the food needs of elderly folks in Oceana County.  He is also active in the Oceana Center Grange distributing dictionaries to all the 3rd graders in Oceana County.  In addition Gordon maintains the “water trough” on Polk Road, cutting grass and planting flowers.  He is also the Eucharistic minister at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, taking communion to home-bound parishioners.