Nominations are now open
and will close on Sunday 19th September, offering a chance for people to put forward someone who they feel has made a significant contribution to the local Sussex community
over the past decade.
It could be a local schoolteacher who goes above and beyond to help their students succeed, someone who volunteers to support local people with a disability, a neighbour who delivers food to the elderly or a small business owner working tirelessly to serve the local area.
In addition to having their name honoured on a seat within the Amex Lounge at the stadium, each Community Hero will each receive two VIP hospitality tickets to watch Brighton & Hove Albion vs Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday 6th November from the Amex Lounge at the American Express Community Stadium.
Amex Stadium - Brighton & Hove Albion F.C
Beverly Sawyers, Vice President at American Express said:
"The vision was that the Amex would be a venue designed for the use and enjoyment of football fans and the wider Sussex community, which is why the stadium was named the American Express Community Stadium.
"Alongside Brighton & Hove Albion and Albion In The Community, we're delighted to serve the local Sussex community by honouring these deserving individuals within the stadium as a fitting tribute for their incredible community work."
American Express will be looking for nominations of people who are:
A Community Hero who has made a significant contribution to people or places within the Brighton and Sussex area, at any time over the past 10 years; and
A current resident of the Brighton and Sussex area
The Community Heroes will be chosen by a panel of judges with representatives from Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, American Express and More Radio.