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Honoring police officers, firefighters, and other emergency responders for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious service.

About this Award

Entering its 12th year in 2017, NLM’s annual Awards of Valor program, presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS, honors active duty police officers, police detectives, K-9 units, firefighters & fire police, other emergency responders, and law enforcement personnel from the Greater Philadelphia Region for remarkable acts of heroism and for serving as role models in their communities. Their stories are gripping and inspirational, and they represent the very best of what Chevrolet and the Museum consider  “Everyday Heroes.”

The following are criteria/achievements that can qualify a nominee for this award:

  • Valor in Emergency Response – Individual
  • Valor in Emergency Response – Team
  • Meritorious Community Service – Individual
  • Meritorious Community Service – Team

 

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Nominations for the 2017 Awards are now closed.  Please check back at the end of August for the names of the honorees selected. To learn who received this Award in 2016, click here.

If you have any questions, please email jsumner@libertymuseum.org or call 215-925-2800, x106.

About the Sponsor

YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS, representing dealers in the Philadelphia area, Delaware and Southern New Jersey, are proud to be the sponsor of this Awards program. Their involvement with Awards of Valor is just one example of the Philly Chevy Dealers Group’s commitment to their communities, and their activities underscore the belief that there are everyday heroes all around us.  These heroes can be found in the local youth baseball and youth soccer leagues that the dealer group sponsors, or at the Hunting Park Football Field in Philadelphia, where the dealers mobilized to restore the park and create a positive place for youth in the neighborhoods of Hunting Park, Nicetown/Tioga and Logan.

See the complete list of sponsors below:

 

Now accepting nominations for our new Healthcare Heroes Awards

The National Liberty Museum is proud to launch the inaugural Healthcare Heroes Awards, presented by Teva Pharmaceuticals. This international awards program recognizes inspirational heroes in healthcare research and treatment whose accomplishments have profoundly benefited their patients, their field, and the global community. The program will present an award to an outstanding honoree in four categories. The nomination deadline is October 1. Learn more.

NLM's 2017 Glass Auction & Gala

This year’s GLASS AUCTION & GALA will be held Saturday evening, October 7 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, 201 N 17th St, Philadelphia, PA. An outstanding collection of art is being assembled. Sponsorships are available. Our 2017 "Heroes of Liberty" are Stephen & Sandy Sheller. The artist honoree is Pearl Dick from Chicago. Click here for more information.

NLM will host a new series of
FPRI events beginning this fall.

The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is an organization dedicated to bringing the insights of scholarship to foreign policy and national security challenges facing the United States. It seeks to educate the public and offer ideas to advance U.S. national interests based on a nonpartisan, geopolitical perspective.

The upcoming event on Thursday, September 7th is entitled "Conservatism in the Age of Trump." Click here to learn more, including how you can attend for FREE as a Museum Member.

NLM Travel is headed to Wisconsin

Join the NLM on an arts-filled tour of parts of Wisconsin, Sept. 6-11, 2017. From Milwaukee’s art museums, to private collections, to a stop in beautiful Door County, which juts directly into Lake Michigan, you’ll follow host Arlene Silvers for a one-of-a-kind experience. Click here for more information.