American Red Cross Seeking Local Hero Nominations

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Do you know someone who has performed an extraordinary act of courage? Or someone who has dedicated countless hours to a special cause? The American Red Cross of Southeast Tennessee wants to honor and celebrate these individuals during its upcoming annual Heroes Luncheon.

 

Officials said, "The heroes among us reflect what is best in our community.

They are ordinary people whose actions demonstrate the potential that is in all of us. Please help us honor our community heroes by nominating someone who has done something extraordinary and made a positive difference in our community. We need your help identifying and recognizing these local heroes."

 

Categories include:

  • First Responder
  • Medical/Hospital
  • Military
  • Youth
  • Call To Action
  • Good Samaritan

The online nomination form is available at http://redcross.org/realheroes.  The nomination deadline is Sunday, July 1.

 

 

 


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