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Partners Bank Honors Local Heroes with WBLM and The Shark Radio

Celebrate those who serve by nominating them as our Hero of the Week.

From June through December, Townsquare Media, in partnership with Partners Bank, is honoring local heroes who are veterans, active military and first responders  through the Heroes of the Week program. Nominate a deserving hero via WBLM in Maine and WSHK in New Hampshire.  To access the nomination forms, download the WBLM and WSHK Mobile Apps or go to their websites. Each selected hero will receive a $50 gift certificate to either Peppers Landing in New Hampshire, or Gritty’s in Maine, and be entered to win the grand prize of $500! Download the WBLM and WSHK Mobile Apps or visit their website and use the steps below to nominate a hero today!


Website Nomination Forms – the links below will take you directly to the program

Visit WBLM Website for a hero in Maine

Visit WSHK “The Shark” Website for a hero in New Hampshire


Or go directly to one of the websites radio stations websites:

Navigate to the Heros of the Week article and nomination form for the Local Hero of the Week on the websites by –

1.) Clicking the trending now image to the right on the home page
2.) Clicking on the Local Hero of the week tab in the center of the navigation bar.


Mobile App Nomination Forms:

Visit WBLM Website And Download The App

Visit WSHK “The Shark” Website And Download The App

Nomination options should appear in the home page of the app in the first four sections.


Weekly winners will be announced on Fridays. Grand prize winners will be chosen in December.  That’s right, each week we will be picking a winner, the promotion runs from June through December 2024.

Alex Considine – June 7, 2024

Alex is an employee of Yarmouth as a firefighter/paramedic/trainer. He previously was in the Town of Gray after being a live in student/firefighter in Yarmouth while attending SMCC. He writes grants and does training sessions to better the department but does not take credit for anything. He is a humble hero because he does not look for attention.

James Bachelder – June 14, 2024

James helped his friend Dee personally get a flag to put on his father’s grave after serving 20 years in the Navy. James is also the President of Maine Veterans In Need, which helps the homeless and those who may become homeless.

Dean Lischke – June 7, 2024

Dean does so much for the community and always has a smile on his face. He’s a veteran that is always there to help his community and a police officer for Hampton. He’s a devoted husband and father and goes out of his way to teach women how to handle firearms and is always a hero to everyone.

William Miller – June 14, 2024

William Miller (“Bill”) is a US Army Veteran and an instructor and Trustee/Chair for V-MAT, a 100% Free Martial Arts Program for U.S. Military Veterans, Reserves and Active Duty located in the Portsmouth.

Martial Arts have been proven to assist in healing the physical, mental and spiritual losses caused by PTSD, traumatic brain injury, physical injury recovery and many other issues – in all walks of life.

Bill enjoys sharing his time and experience with all who are interested in a journey through the Art that he loves. He gives of his time and training unconditionally.

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Explore Local Heroes Bundles At Partners Bank

Partners Bank is pleased to offer a bundle of banking products and services created especially for Veterans, Active Military, First Responders, such as those in the medical field, fire and police departments, and EMTs. These services also apply to your families.

Heroes Bundle