Nominate Your Local Hero by 11/8/19 **Deadline Extended!

Do you know someone who

has an inspiring story to tell? 

has overcome severe hardship?

has contributed over and above to their community?

would be thoughtful and compelling in a television interview?

If so, it’s time to recognize your Local Hero!

Midpen Media is seeking submissions for the 14th annual Local Hero Awards and we are particularly interested in people who have had unusual, memorable, or inspiring life experiences – in short, those with great stories to share with the community. 

Watch last year’s winners here: 

Email your nomination to:

with the following information: 

  1. Your name and contact information 
  2. The name and contact information of the person you are nominating 
  3. A description (a paragraph or so) of why your nominee should be selected 

Winners must live in or work in/serve Atherton, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Palo Alto or Stanford. 

The deadline for nominations has been extended until Friday, November 8th, 2019

We look forward to hearing from you and to honoring our community heroes!