Democratic Sen. Colleen Lachowicz, of Waterville, recently presented a Legislative Sentiment to Stacey Albert, of Waterville, a finalist of the 2014 Hero Award by the Assisted Living Federation of America.

Albert was nominated by her coworkers at Woodlands Memory Care of Waterville, where she is a medical technician. She was chosen as one of 15 finalists from 300 nominees and is the only nominee from Maine.