Lifestyle Change nominations due

The American Heart Association and Olivari Mediterranean Olive Oil are again working to celebrate individuals who have made a positive impact in an effort to live longer and healthier.

Nomination forms can be downloaded at on the left column or from or requested by e-mailing or calling 266-5403. Completed copies can be e-mailed before Dec. 31 to: heartofutica American Heart Association at 120 Lomond Court, Utica, N.Y. 13502. 

In February, Facebook fans will vote on the top nominees to determine the new 2012 Lifestyle Change Award winner. The individual’s name will then be revealed after America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk on Saturday, March 3 in the Harold T. Clark Athletic Center at Utica College.

Selected nominees’ names and their stories will be posted on the Olivari Mediterranean Facebook page at

This is the second year of the Lifestyle Change Award sponsored by Olivari Mediterranean Olive Oil.