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

The award, sponsored by Olivari Olive Oil, honors someone who has made significant positive changes in an effort to live longer and healthier.

Nominations are due by February 3rd.

Photos and stories from finalists will be posted on the American Heart Association's Facebook page.  Nomination forms can be requested by e-mailing or by calling (315) 580-3960.

The winner will be chosen by a combination of a panel of judges and public votes on Facebook, with voting taking place from February 6th through the 24th.

The winner will be announced at the 2017 America's Greatest Heart Run and Walk closing ceremony on March 4th at Utica College.

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