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Lewiston, ME

Residents gather to dig a memorial garden in honor of Jayden Cho Sargent, a middle school boy, who was struck

Gloria Dei Manor Retirement Community in Huntingdon Valley, PA

Dawn Lowenstein, Manor resident, cuts footloose on the dance floor at one of the many celebrations thrown at the retirement

Pocahontas, AR

Kevin Weitkamp, co-operator of Weitkamp Farms proudly waves the American flag atop a grain bin to thank his community for

Leavenworth, WA

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for Leavenworth! Locals deck the village out in strings of lights. (Credit:

Johns Creek, GA

The Johns Creek community excitedly participates in the annual Founders Day Parade each December.(Credit: Jennifer Chapman) Johns Creek is a

La Jolla, CA

Friends of Tina’s family show her the sights around beautiful coastal La Jolla. (Credit: Tina Lazarevic) People in La Jolla

Bailey Island, ME

Cruising the beautiful waters surrounding Bailey Island is a popular pastime for many. (Credit: Zandria Hiserodt) Bailey Island is more

Emory, TX

The people of Emory helped each other mend their broken homes and hearts after a tornado tore through their beloved

New Lenox, IL

Jennifer and her family stick by her son’s side as he battles cancer. (Credit: Jennifer Bendy) New Lenox is a

Trent’s Seafood and Grill in Jacksonville, FL

One of the best seafood restaurants in Jacksonville, Florida. The owners and staff are friendly and give the best service. They warmly greet you when you walk in and the waitress always serves you with a smile.

Libertyville, IL

Libertyville High School students bought these specially designed T-shirts to raise money for a sick resident. (Credit: Patricia Tazzioli) Families

Casper, WY

The community mourns the loss of their local radio host, Brian Scott. (Credit: Cheryl Fisher) The people in this city

Warren, MI

The City Square Fountain is a summertime destination for children to cool off. (Credit: Greg Donahoe) From volunteering to help

Lakewood Vista in Lakewood, CO

Local residents keep each other’s pets safe as well. (Credit: Sandy Sosnowski) People say hello and smile. It’s a community

Brigham City, UT

The modern day Mayberry is full of neighbors always willing to lend a helping hand.(Credit: Jessica Ivy) People help each

Bowling Green, KY

We live in Woodstock, IL and always thought that midwesterners were nice people. Our daughter decided to look at colleges in

Beaufort, SC

Many residents visit Hunting Island Beach for a day of fun in the sun. (Credit: Susan DeMarco) Everywhere you you

Sweetwater, TN

Deirdre moved to Sweetwater with her husband, worried that they might not be welcome — but the town embraced them

Friendsville, TN

How could a place called Friendsville not be a place full of nice people? (Credit: Mitsy Stooksbury) I thought I

St Petersburg, FL

Stunning sunsets make St. Petersburg feel like paradise for many locals. (Credit: Suzi Fischer) In St. Petersburg, the sun shines

Punxsutawney, PA

A statue in honor of the town’s legendary groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil. All of the funds made from the annual Groundhog

Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Company in Flint, MI

More than half of the employees dressed in blue on Wear Blue Day to show their support for Child Abuse

Franklin School for the Performing Arts in Franklin, MA

Friends cozy up together at dinner for a photo op. (Credit: Amanda Wylie) Friends helping friends. (Credit: Amanda Wylie) When

Petal, MS

I moved here years ago because of the location, but the people are also nice, friendly and willing to help

Kaysville, UT

Hazel, Tatum, and Adelaid cool off at the local splash pad in Niceville. (Credit: Terry Sheffield) People who live in

Niceville, FL

Residents like to sit on a bench and listen to the soothing sounds of the water flowing by. You HAVE

Annandale, MN

A grandfather and his grandkids enjoy a boat ride on the lake. (Credit: Jean A Peterson) We have many lakes,

Casa De Communidades in Albuquerque, NM

The food pantry typically fills up 30 to 40 boxes of donated food. (Credit: Allison Groom) I think Casa De

Gallatin, TN

Named a Finalist Because: With racial unrest and anti-police sentiment making for a toxic combination in communities across the country,