Honoring our Hometown Heroes was started by the Dorchester Banner in 2012 and has become a true testament to the local residents that on a daily basis go above and beyond to serve others unselfishly. If you know of a current resident deserving of special recognition, please complete this form. All fields are required.
Nominees will be placed in one of the following categories by the 2017 selection committee: Business Volunteer, Emergency Responder, Faith/Spiritual Leader, Educator, Mentor/Coach, Community Volunteer, Youth Volunteer, Lifetime Achievement.
All nominees should be of good character in the following areas: positive role model; history of volunteerism; sacrificing personal gain to achieve noble goals; special awards and recognitions; brought positive recognition to our community; embodies the finest example in the following i.e., family values, the importance of education, the arts and culture, environmental consciousness; economic contributions to the community; leadership and courage; consistent dedication and commitment to worthy causes; representative of the diversity within the community; spiritual leadership; dedication to public service.
The 2017 Hometown Heroes will be honored at the “Celebration of Excellence Awards” on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. Those being nominated for this special honor must be current residents of Dorchester County.
Nomination deadline is March 15th, 2017.