The 13th Annual American Red Cross Heroes Breakfast is scheduled to take place on March 31st at the Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene. The breakfast will highlight the values of courage, initiative, compassion, personal responsibility, and humanity which underline heroic actions which save lives and/or demonstrate an unusual degree of character. Money raised from the event will support services that are offered free of charge by the American Red Cross.
The American Red Cross is currently seeking nominations for the Heroes Breakfast in the following categories: Workplace, Senior Adult, Youth, Healthcare, Public Safety, Education, Community, Agricultural, Armed Forces, and the Humanitarian of the Year. Heroes come in every shape, size, age, gender, race, and creed. Heroes need not be famous, simply a person who went above and beyond when the need arose.
Nomination forms are available at the Red Cross office at 300 North Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon OH 43205 or you can click here to download a copy. The deadline to nominate a hero is February 6th, 2015. Completed forms can be mailed or dropped off at the Red Cross office in Mount Vernon.
Sponsorship opportunities are available – if you or your organization would like to honor these hometown heroes or purchase tickets to the event, please call our office at 740-397-6300.