United Way of Wilkes County plans to honor people who have responded in exceptional ways to the Coronavirus pandemic in this year’s Great State Hero event.

“This year, United Way wants to honor people who have served those infected with COVID-19 or those affected by CV 19,” said a Wilkes United Way spokesman.

Nominees for United Way Great State Hero can be submitted by using a Google Form link, https://forms.gle/kGA1QnNEuhfrPTU8A, by Oct. 16

Past winners have been those who contributed to lasting change and whose service moved the needle forward in the areas of crisis intervention, health improvement, educational advancement, and future generations.

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