Hometown Heroes

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 2018 selection committee: Business Volunteer, Emergency Responder, Faith/Spiritual Leader, Educator, Mentor/Coach, Community Volunteer, Veteran 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 2019 Hometown Heroes will be honored at the “Celebration of Excellence Awards” on Wednesday March 13th, 2019, at the Cambridge American Legion Post #91. Those being nominated for this special honor must be current residents of Dorchester County.

Nomination deadline is February 28th, 2019.