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

About this Award

Entering its 13th year in 2018, 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, EMS & EMT, 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 2018 Awards are now open. Click here. The nomination deadline is July 14, 2018.

Learn about 2017 Honorees.

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:

 

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Awards of Valor

This annual awards program, presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS, honors police officers, firefighters, and other emergency responders for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious service. Nominations for 2018 are now open. Learn more