Red Cross seeks local hero nominations from community
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[February 03, 2014]
SPRINGFIELD -- Do you know
someone who shows extraordinary courage? Someone with devotion to a
greater cause? Someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty?
Your area Red Cross knows itís important to recognize people whose
commitment and courage make a difference. Thatís why, every year,
the Red Cross honors those who stand out in a crowd.
The ninth annual American Red Cross Heroes Breakfast, presented by
Bank of Springfield, will take place on April 25 at the Crowne Plaza
in Springfield, and the Capital Area Chapter is currently seeking
nominations from the community.
In particular, the Red Cross is
seeking nominations in the following nine categories:
Public Safety Hero
Applications will be reviewed and at least one recipient will be
recognized in each category. Nominees must either live or work in
Sangamon, Christian, Logan, Menard, Macoupin, Montgomery, Sangamon
or Shelby County. Local heroic acts must have taken place within the
last 18 months to be eligible, unless the nomination is for a
lifetime of service.
How to nominate: Call 217-787-7602 to request a printed form,
nominate a hero online by visiting
arcillinois.org/springfieldheroes. Complete the nomination and
return it no later than March 1.
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About the American Red Cross Heroes Breakfast
When: Friday, April 25
Where: Crowne Plaza, Springfield
Tickets: Tickets, table sponsorships and event sponsorships are
currently available. For information, contact
[Text from file received from the
American Red Cross,
Illinois Capital Area Chapter]