New Century Hospice is looking for community members to nominate and vote for front-line super heroes in Ellis County.


The facility is hosting a social media contest and community members can nominate a front-line super hero by posting their photo and saying why they are a hero to them. Nominations can also be emailed to Senior Hospice Specialist Kelly Lovett at kelly.lovett@newcenturyhospice.com


Nominations are available for submission up until Friday, May 8, at noon. Anyone may submit a nomination and can submit as many entries as they’d like.


"We appreciate everyone on the front line and we will draw for some winners. If your business would like to participate, let me know," Lovett said. "We will update the number of winners once we have a list of prizes that can be won. We will announce the winner and/or winners LIVE May 8 at 5 p.m. We will also be giving a huge shout out to the businesses that donate!"


Lovett listed examples of a front-line hero below:


• Home care


• Home health


• Hospice


• Nursing facilities


• Nurses


• Dietary


• Assisted Living


• Laundry


• Trash pick up


• City employees


• Nurse aides


• Social workers


• Chaplains


• Doctors


• Firefighters


• Delivery drivers


• Postal service


• EMT


• Newspaper


• Medical assistants


• Police Department


• Sheriff Department


• Truck drivers


• Hospital staff


• Grocery


• Pharmacy


• Restaurants/cafes


• Banks


"We appreciate each and every one of y’all for all you have done during this pandemic!" Lovett said.