Darrell Waltrip Automotive's Hometown Heroes is a monthly event honoring Middle Tennessee residents who are making a difference in their community, Those who have been honored include a mother who led the charge to change the legal blood concentration level lowered from .10 to .08, Vanderbilt's LifeFlight team who on a daily basis save lives with their emergency room in the sky, community leaders who in their spare time have started initiatives that have changed thousands of lives for the better, a 15 year old who lost her special ops father in Afghanistan who leads an event every year to make the lives of the children of the fallen just a little better as well as teachers, veterans, police officers and more. We want to help shine the light on their good deeds, but we need your help!

Nominate your hero by clicking here and tell us why you think they deserve to be recognized for their contribution.

Heroes receive local recognition, a trophy from 'ol DW and a $500 donation to a charity of their choice.