Local CNN Hero needs your vote for CNN Hero of the Year!
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The deadline to vote is December 12th! Bitty and Beau’s Coffee owner Amy Wright has been nominated for the CNN Hero of the Year award and she needs your vote to win.
She was named a CNN Hero back in June. The story featured Wright and two employees Matt and Jessie. The segment shows the inspiration that many see every day when walking into the coffee shop. We have featured Wright and her husband as an Extraordinary Person of the Week.
Each of these heroes will receive a $10,000 cash prize. One of the 10 will be named “CNN Hero of the Year” and receive an additional $100,000 for his or her cause.
Their efforts are being highlighted at “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute,” a global broadcast event on CNN airing December 17 at 8 p.m. ABC’s Kelly Ripa will join Anderson Cooper as co-host for this star-studded 11th-annual show, live from New York’s American Museum of Natural History.
You can vote up to 30 times daily (10 votes by email login, 10 votes by Facebook login, 10 votes by Facebook Messenger).