The Miami County United Way has opened nominations for this year’s Community of Character Pillar Award.

Nominees, a news release said, “must show exemplary personal character, professional integrity, and a sense of honorable service” who have “helped develop a strong community by promoting family, community, and church in Miami County.” They must also be “courteous, kind, lawful, moral, and ethical” and have “helped to create a better quality of life within the community.”