100 HOMETOWN HEROES Announced – Law Firm of Allen & Allen Begins Celebration Series

Richmond, Virginia — The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen today announced the winners of the 100 HOMETOWN HEROES award in celebration of the firm’s centennial anniversary.

“It’s time to celebrate,” said Douglas A. Barry, President. “In honor of Allen & Allen’s one hundred year anniversary, we are thanking the people who make up the communities we serve and recognizing the everyday heroes who make Virginia a great place to live.”

Nominations for the 100 HOMETOWN HEROES award were accepted from April 19, 2010 to May 7, 2010. The public was asked to complete a nomination form in honor of their favorite local hero. “We wanted to hear directly from the community what defines a hero. As a result, we received a tremendous outpouring of nominations representing people who have made a difference in a variety of ways throughout Virginia,” said Courtney Allen Van Winkle, Partner.

The selected 100 HOMETOWN HEROES represent teachers, firemen, doctors, foster parents, disability advocates, neighborhood role models, and more. Each of the 100 individuals selected represent a unique and inspiring story of giving in some capacity, either on a large scale or through small everyday acts of kindness. To read about each of the 100 HOMETOWN HEROES click here.

The winning 100 HOMETOWN HEROES will be honored at a series of award events taking place in Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Charlottesville. Starting June 16th, the HOMETOWN HEROES will appear at various community festivities, such as Fridays After Five in Charlottesville, the Heritage Festival in Fredericksburg, and at a series of Flying Squirrels baseball games at The Diamond in Richmond. A grand finale will be held on August 25th at a Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball game, at which time all 100 HOMETOWN HEROES will be recognized.

Schedule of Events:

June 16, 2010 — One Greater Metro Richmond “All Star” Hero will be honored at a Flying Squirrels baseball game.

July 3, 2010 — Heroes from Fredericksburg will be honored at the Annual Heritage Festival.

July 9, 2010 — Heroes from Charlottesville/Albemarle will be honored at Fridays After Five at the Charlottesville Pavilion.

July 16, 2010 — One Petersburg “All Star” Hero will be honored at a Flying Squirrels baseball game.

July 27, 2010 — One Charlottesville “All Star” Hero will be honored at a Flying Squirrels baseball game.

August 10, 2010 — One Fredericksburg “All Star” Hero will be honored at a Flying Squirrels baseball game.

August 25, 2010 — All heroes will be celebrated at a grand finale at a Flying Squirrels baseball game. The evening will conclude with fireworks in our heroes’ honor.

For a complete list of summer events in honor of 100 HOMETOWN HEROES visit our 2010 Hometown Heroes.

“Our firm was founded on service. The past 100 years are a result of the motivation we receive from those in the community, the real heroes,” said R. Clayton Allen, Partner. “We’ve witnessed firsthand the everyday heroism found throughout Virginia and we invite the community to say thank you to our hometown heroes with us.”

About the Firm:

Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Virginia limiting its practice to personal injury. In business for 100 years, the firm currently has 22 attorneys who handle death cases as well as personal injury cases involving motor vehicle accidents, tractor trailer accidents, brain injury, medical malpractice, product liability, and more. Allen & Allen has eight offices located throughout Virginia in Richmond, Petersburg, Fredericksburg, Mechanicsville, Chesterfield County, Stafford, and Charlottesville.