Vote for your favorite People Taking Action story from the past year

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Each year, News 3 and our community partners at Southern Bank honor 12 of our People Taking Action award winners from the past year who had the most-clicked stories on WTKR.com.

One of those recipients will receive our annual People Taking Action Humanitarian Award. That winner will receive a $2,500 gift certificate to CI Travel to book a vacation, plus a $1,000 donation from Southern Bank to the charity of their choice.

This year’s voting has closed, but you can still check out our most-clicked People Taking Action stories from the past year! 

April 2016:

People Taking Action: Neighbor helps Army wife while husband is deployed

 

 

May 2016:

Guidance clerk at Portsmouth middle school receives ‘People Taking Action’ Award

 

 

June 2016:

Beloved Newport News high school counselor surprised with People Taking Action award

 

 

July 2016:

People Taking Action: Suffolk Police officer goes above the call of duty

 

 

August 2016:

Virginia Beach mail carrier saves the day!

 

 

September 2016:

People Taking Action: Local man volunteers coaching multiple sports teams!

 

 

October 2016:

People Taking Action: Good Samaritan takes action for stranded couple

 

 

November 2016:

People Taking Action: Local woman works night and day to reunite lost pets with owners!

 

 

December 2016:

People Taking Action: Virginia Beach teenager takes action with holiday lights!

 

 

January 2017:

People Taking Action: 9-year-old uses snow-blower to take action for neighbors

 

 

February 2017:

People Taking Action: local woman gives a voice to abandoned pets!

 

 

March 2017:

Virginia Beach man ‘engineers’ a way to feed hungry kids in his community