Fredericksburg (WFVA) -- The law firm of Allen & Allen is again choosing Hometown Heroes. The deadline to nominate someone is May 1st. Law partner Edward Allen said 50 winners will be chosen statewide. He said the award is a way to "Thank the people who make the Commonwealth a happy, safe and healthy place to live." You can nominate someone at an Allen & Allen office locally on Route 3 East near the Towne Center or on Route 610 in Stafford. Or, you can do it on line at allenandallen.com. 50 people will be selected.