Heroes Centennial 2017
Honoring ordinary people who have had a positive impact on Silicon Valley
through their acts of courage and compassion.
Thursday, September 28, approximately 200 local business leaders and guests joined the American Red Cross of the Silicon Valley at the Heroes Breakfast held at Computer History Museum in Mountain View. At this Centennial event, presented by Accenture, the Red Cross honored inspirational community members while generating support of around $180,000 in support of the local programs and lifesaving services that the Red Cross provides.
The following individuals were honored at 2017 Heroes Centennial:(Click their names to watch their stories)
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Richard Slavin
Disaster Services Hero: Quyen Mai – San Jose
Disaster Services Heroes: Ric Smith and Jenna Garner-Smith – Los Gatos
Health and Safety Hero: Nadia Ghaffari – Los Altos
Health and Safety Hero: Dr. Harpreet Pannu – San Jose
Service to the Armed Forces Hero: All the Way Home Campaign – San Jose