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    Community Heroes

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    Voting is now open for our December Community Hero. Vote before midnight on December 21.

    Our Community Heroes are those people who go above and beyond to make our community a better place. The purpose of this program is to recognize and thank those who give their time and talents to make our community a wonderful place to live.

    Fill out the form below to nominate a Community Hero. Please be sure to indicate which month you are nominating the Community Hero for, as there are different themes for each month of the year.

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    The winner each month will be featured in a short video explaining why they devote their time and energy to their specific cause. The person who nominates the recipient will also be filmed telling people why they made their nomination.

    2017 Categories

    • February - Seniors making a difference - Hero: Bob Bay
    • March - Community & economic development champions - Hero: Les Watters
    • April - Community gardens & community beautification volunteers - Hero: Scott Bauska
    • May - Students helping in the community - Hero: Levi Norton
    • June - Helping those with special needs - Hero: Ginny Carlson
    • July - Community festival organizers - Hero: Christina Sullivan
    • August - Dog days of summer (volunteering with animals/pets) - Hero: Heather Hales
    • September - Emergency responders - Hero: Columbia County Task Force
    • October - Health awareness advocates - Hero: Taryn Miller
    • November - Veterans supporters - Hero: Alta Lynch
    • December - Community charity champions

    2018 Categories

    • January - Helping hands
    • February - Mentors
    • March - Sports volunteers & club leaders
    • April - Environment & community beauty
    • May - Students & school volunteers
    • June - Helping those with special needs
    • July - Civic volunteers
    • August - Volunteering with pets & animals
    • September - Emergency responders
    • October - Health awareness advocates
    • November - Veterans supporters
    • December - Community charity champions
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    Nominees and/or nominators unwilling to appear on camera will be ineligible to participate.

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