Salute to Heroes

Piedmont Triad - Salute to Heroes

Do you know someone who has made a difference?

If so, please join us in honoring our community heroes by nominating someone who has done something extraordinary in your county. Hero nominees must live, work, or attend school in one of the following 11 counties:

Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin


1. Candidate must live, work, or attend school in one of the above 11 counties.

2. Candidate must have performed an act of heroism, demonstrated extraordinary courage, or performed a humanitarian deed(s) within the timeframe of December 2015 – April 2018.

3. A team of people may be nominated together, if the entire team, and not just one member of the team, performed the action or act they are being nominated for.

There are NO timeframe restrictions for the Military categories.

Nominations will be accepted for the following categories:

  • Veteran Military Personnel
  • Active Duty Military Personnel
  • Law Enforcement
  • Fire Services
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Communications (Emergency Personnel Only)
  • Citizen Hero

    Nominations must include the following:

    1. Tell us why the individual is a hero.

    2. Explain why you are nominating the individual for the specific category.

    3. Describe the individual’s most significant contribution and/or achievement.

    4. Describe the impact the contribution and/or achievement has had on the community; and,

    5. Provide other insights that underscore the individual’s achievement.

    Nominations may be submitted online by clicking here, or nominations may be submitted manually by completing a nomination packet that can be downloaded here. Nomination forms MUST be received by Monday, April 30, 2018 to be considered eligible for our seventh Salute to Heroes event. Award decisions will be based upon information provided in your form. All nominations will be reviewed by the Salute to Heroes Selection Committee. The Committee will be checking for the points referenced in the Nomination Process; therefore, please indicate as many details as possible. The committee may select one or more award recipient(s) or no recipients in any category; their decisions are final.

    The 2018 Salute to Heroes Event will be held at the Odeon Theatre, Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 West Gate City Boulevard, Greensboro, NC on Monday, September 24, 2018.