Do you know of a local person who's doing amazing things?
If so, you can now nominate them to be honored as a Greatest Person of the Day!
The Huffington Post, which, like Patch, is owned by AOL, sponsors the program.
"The recognition honors acts of service that go above and beyond --
from local heroes performing selfless acts of courage in their
communities to global trailblazers embarking on humanitarian efforts
worldwide," the HuffPo nomination story says. "Perhaps your neighbor has been quietly volunteering at the local food
shelf for 30+ years, or your friend selflessly saved someone's life in
an accident, or someone you know started a school to teach math in
To nominate someone, fill out this short form.
In doing so, you'll have to include a short description of why you're
nominating that person. We want to hear that story, too!
addition to nominating them, please share their name and story in the
comments below so we can honor them on Patch, as well. We know there are
lots of great people in the community. Let's hear about them!