Nominations open for Queen Creek ‘Hometown Heroes Awards’

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Let’s celebrate and acknowledge our Queen Creek community and all the individual heroes who make it a great place to live.

The Queen Creek Independent presents its 2020-21 Hometown Heroes, an award celebration of individuals and businesses identified for their local achievements and distinguished contributions in Queen Creek.

The community can join the celebration, which includes the acknowledgment of recipients and achievements, an award presentation and lunch.
The community can join the celebration, which includes the acknowledgment of recipients and achievements, an award presentation and lunch.

Independent Newsmedia will be featuring a Hometown Hero of Queen Creek each month. We will also host a Hometown Heroes Award luncheon at the end, honoring all Hometown Heroes Award winners of Queen Creek. The community can join the celebration, which includes the acknowledgment of recipients and achievements, an award presentation and lunch.

Nominations sought

Submissions will continuously be sought from the Queen Creek community in multiple categories. All nominations to aznews@newszap.com will be reviewed, and monthly winners will be selected based on their community contributions.

Nominations should include name, email address and phone number along with the category of nomination, some details about the person being nominated and what accomplishments they have done.

A nomination form is here.

And the categories are...

In addition to a lifetime achievement award, for a longstanding community member who has consistently stepped forward and exemplified a passion for giving back to the Queen Creek community within any category, there will be the following Community Heroes categories:

  • Educator: Teacher who has inspired students beyond their own learning expectation.
  • Mentor/Coach: Person who works with, and is a role model, for our younger community.
  • Volunteer: Person who has donated their time and skill to assist or improve the community.
  • Veteran: Former military person who continues to serve within the community.
  • Community Cheerleader: Individual who rallies and organizes positivity for the community.
  • Healthcare: Influential medical professional who is a leader and provides top-notch care for the community.
  • Emergency Responder: Person who steps forward during an emergency.
  • Spiritual: A spiritual leader who displays their own good and unlocks the potential in others.
  • Entrepreneur: An individual who launches an idea into a new business and serves the community.
  • Trailblazer: Business that is spearheading innovative or new products and serves the community.
  • Leader of tomorrow (17 or younger): Youth who shows leadership and involvement within the community.

Sponsorships are available for businesses and trusted organizations, which can partner to support these local heroes and their achievements.

Contact Barb at 623-208-7866 or bwandling@newszap.com.

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