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American Red Cross Seeks Heroes in Thurston and Mason Counties


- The American Red Cross Mount Rainier Chapter is looking for everyday people who have performed extraordinary deeds in Thurston or Mason counties. Do you know someone who used CPR to save a life, pulled a person from a burning building or went above and beyond to help someone in need?

On April 27, 2012, the Red Cross will present awards to local heroes who saved lives, exemplified the Red Cross mission or made significant, positive differences in the community in the areas of emergency response, preparedness and prevention. Past recipients include police officers, firefighters, members of the Armed Forces, teachers, children/youth and pets.

Help the Red Cross recognize these extraordinary people by nominating a hero. Nomination information and form are available at or by calling 206.726.3543 or emailing The nominee must be a resident of, or employed within, Thurston or Mason counties, or the heroic act must have occurred within Thurston or Mason counties. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, February 3.

Proceeds from the Heroes Breakfast help support local Red Cross programs and services.

The American Red Cross is a non-profit, humanitarian agency dedicated to helping make families and communities safer at home and around the world. For more information, visit