The Chase Park Plaza
212 North Kingshighway Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108
Registration: 7:15-7:45 am
Program and Breakfast: 8-10 am
Every year, the American Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region honors individuals who respond heroically to someone in critical need. This signature event recognizes remarkable people from our community who acted courageously out of the pure compassion of their heart. The Red Cross recognizes individuals in the 10 categories, including: Good Samaritan Adult/Youth, Disaster Relief, Firefighter, Law Enforcement, Blood Services, Community Impact, Military, Emergency Medical Assistance and Nurse.
To nominate a Hero for the 2016 Heroes Breakfast, please submit your form online by December 1, 2015.
You can download a form and mail it in, or, submit your nomination online.
- Disaster Relief:
Presented to an individual or organization who exhibited heroic efforts in response to a natural disaster or emergency situation, providing relief to victims through financial or voluntary assistance.
Presented to a licensed and practicing nurse, nursing student or retired nurse who exhibited heroism either in response to an emergency situation or through an ongoing commitment to the community.
- Law Enforcement:
Presented to a professional police officer(s) or related law enforcement offical, including dispatchers, who exhibited heroism either in an emergency situation or through an ongoing commitment to the community.
Presented to an active, reserve, ROTC or retired member of the Armed Forces or military supporter, who acted heroically above and beyond the call of duty.
- Blood Services:
Presented to a blood donor or organization that promotes community blood donation awareness and helps build the community blood supply.
- Good Samaritan Adult:
Presented to an outstanding adult who responded to a potentially life-threatening situation or unexpected crisis.
- Good Samaritan Youth:
Presented to an outstanding youth who responded to a potentially life-threatening situation or unexpected crisis.
Presented to professional or volunteer firefighter(s) or medical personnel related to dispatcher operations, who acted heroically above and beyond the call of duty, in an emergency situation or through an ongoing commitment to the community.
- Emergency Medical Assistance:
Presented to an individual(s) who, during a time of crisis, provided medical assistance, including CPR, water rescue, and/or firstaid to a person or persons in need.
- Community Impact:
Presented to an individual or organization displaying leadership and commitment to the community by making a positive, noticeable and significant impact on society.