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:
To learn who received this Award in 2016, click here.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-925-2800, x106.
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:
Join us on Tuesday evening, July 18, when Ray and Glen present the greatest sports movie clips of all time, focusing on the theme of “overcoming adversity.” Special guests include St. Joe’s Hawks Head Basketball Coach Phil Martelli; Flyers Great Brian Propp; and Voice of the Eagles & Philadelphia Legend Merrill Reese. Food, craft beer, spirits, and a live auction of sports memorabilia. Learn more and buy your tickets here.
During Pride Month (June 1-30, 2017), we are celebrating heroes in the LGBTQ+ community through highlighted exhibits and special events all month long. When you visit NLM, you’ll learn the stories of those who pushed for progress while helping to support programming that preserves freedom and equality for generations to come. Click here to learn more.
Each year, we look for young people who have championed liberty through civic engagement, resolving conflicts respectfully, promoting diversity, and demonstrating leadership in their school or community. Nominations for our 2017 TD Bank Young Heroes Award have been extended to July 7. Learn more and submit your nomination today!
Opened on Friday, June 2 to coincide with “LGBT Pride Month,” this is the nation’s FIRST museum exhibit of studio glass works produced exclusively by artists of the LGBT+ community. It showcases the diverse subjects, methods, and styles explored by these artists. The work shown here by Pearl Dick is among dozens of works on display. Click here to learn more.
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.
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.