Outstanding community members in Monroe County deserve some recognition. Now is the time you can make sure they get it.

The Pocono Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for it's 2020 Community Hero Awards. Officials say especially during a time when the community needed a helping hand those special people rose to the occasion.

"If you know anybody that went above and beyond and really helped this county get through a lot of the COVID-19 challenges through the pandemic. This year we really especially thins year want to honor our businesses, non-profits and the great people of Monroe county," Marlyn Kissner, Pocono Chamber's Executive Director, said.

The deadline to submit nominations is tomorrow at five p.m.. you can visit the chamber's website or give the office a call. The winners will be announced December 16th at a virtual ceremony.