Pamplin Media wants to honor our Community Heroes, and we need your help to celebrate the best among us.
There is no definition of what makes a Community Hero, but most tend to be unsung heroes who are quietly doing amazing work for the improvement of their community. In the midst of the current pandemic, there is no shortage of examples. Many, many people have stepped up, whether in their everyday jobs or in their volunteer capacities, to assist others in these difficult times.
A Community Hero can be your neighbor, your colleague, your friend, employee or someone you see making a positive impact. A hero exemplifies how a person with passion and determination can make a difference.
But Community Heroes can only be selected after being nominated by someone like you. So we encourage you to nominate an individual in your community who you feel is deserving.
The deadline for nominations is Friday, Sept. 4. The news team from each Pamplin Media Group newspaper will make the final selections for their local Community Hero. These Community Heroes will be honored in a special section distributed throughout the Pamplin Media Group network of newspapers, as well as on all our local websites.
For more information or to make a nomination please go to www.pamplinheroes.com
You count on us to stay informed and we depend on you to fund our efforts. Quality local journalism takes time and money. Please support us to protect the future of community journalism.