Central Coast Heroes Breakfast 2018

Honoring ordinary people who have made an extraordinary impact throughout Central Coast.

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Friday, June 15, 2018
Doors open: 8 a.m.
Program: 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Twin Lakes Church
2701 Cabrillo College Drive
Aptos, CA 95003


American Red Cross Heroes are ordinary people whose actions embody the values of the Red Cross, and demonstrate the potential that is in all of us. Whether they’re stepping up during a medical emergency to provide assistance, or helping others through a lifetime of volunteerism, Heroes reflect what is best about our community.

Join us as we celebrate this year's heroes at the 13th Annual Heroes Breakfast!


Animal Rescue Hero
Darla Smith

Disaster Services Heroes
James Gruber & Paul Guzman

Education Hero
Mary Gaukel Forster

Environmental Hero
Shelby O’Neil

First Responder Heroes
Ziad Bawarshi, Forest Gleitsman, & Dan Perry

Humanitarian - Adult Hero
Jessica Berg

Humanitarian - Youth Hero
Matthew Gibbs

International Services Hero
Tammy Renfer

Healthcare Hero
Arthur Dover, M.D.

Service to Armed Forces Hero
Angel Hernandez

Read the press release announcing the Heroes | #CCHeroes

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Look back to last year’s Heroes Event
Look back to last year’s Heroes Event

2017 Heroes Breakfast Photos

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