Dish and Assist Hero Award

During regular season home games the Connecticut Sun would like recognize a “Dish & Assist Hero”. This program honors those individuals who have made an overwhelming impact on the lives of others. The “Dish & Assist Hero” award is given to an individual(s) and/or organizations that have made exceptional and lasting contributions to our community through their unique commitment and humanitarian spirit.

The Connecticut Sun is currently accepting nominations for its 2006 “Dish & Assist Hero” award. Anyone can nominate a neighbor, friend or relative who is a firefighter, policeman, rescue worker, or just an everyday hero like a teacher or community leader making a difference. Your nomination should be an explination in 150 words or less as to why your nominee is deserving of the Dish & Assist Hero Award. One “Dish & Assist Hero” will be selected for each of the home games.

Heroes will receive:

  • 4 tickets to a Connecticut Sun game*
  • A commemorative plaque presented center court*
  • A photo opportunity with a player
  • Photo and story on the website

    Winners will be selected by the Connecticut Sun staff. A “Dish & Assist Hero” will be selected based upon the level of commitment and/or contributions to the community.


    The Connecticut Sun will start accepting nominations on an on-going basis starting Monday, March 6, 2006.

    All nominations can be mailed, emailed or faxed to:

    Connecticut Sun
    Community Relations/Dish & Assist Hero
    1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.
    Uncasville, CT 06382


    Fax: 860.862.4010

    Nominations should include the following:

    Nominee’s name
    Nominee’s address
    Nominee’s telephone number
    Nominee’s occupation
    Nominee’s outstanding community service or commit to the community
    Why the individual is a Dish & Assist Hero? And why they should be chosen by the Connecticut Sun?

    * Winning Package is valued at $200.00.

    Click here to see last year's winners.