The American Heart Association is now accepting nominations for for the Lifestyle Change Award.

The award honors someone who has made significant positive changes in an effort to live longer and healthier.

Nominations can be submitted by friends, co-workers or relatives and you can even nominate yourself.

Finalists will be chosen by a panel of judges and announced at the America's Greatest Heart Run and Walk kick-off event in November.

Nomination forms can be requested by emailing HeartofUtica@heart.org or by calling 315-580-3964.

Completed forms can be emailed or mailed to:

  • Attn: Lifestyle Change Award
  • American Heart Association
  • 120 Lomond Court
  • Utica NY 13502

The deadline for submissions is November 5, 2014.