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Red Cross Natchez Trace Chapter to Host Annual Heroes Breakfast

I would like to thank all of our sponsors, table hosts and every Red Cross donor.

The Natchez Trace Chapter of the American Red Cross is hosting their 4th Annual Heroes Breakfast on Monday, May 13th featuring special guest speaker, James Franklin, Coach of the Music City Bowl Champion Vanderbilt Football Team. The event will begin at 7:15 a.m. at Brentwood Baptist Church located at 7777 Concord Rd. in Brentwood, TN.

“I would like to thank all of our sponsors, table hosts and every Red Cross donor,” said Natchez Trace Chapter CEO, John Mitchell. “Their generous donations given through this event every year, allow us to continue helping our community prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters when our neighbors need us most.”

To attend the fundraiser, the Red Cross asks the public to please RSVP in advance by logging on to american.redcross.org/natcheztraceheroesbreakfast2013 or call 615.790.5785.

Sponsorships are still available beginning at $1,000 - $25,000. For more information about becoming a 2013 event sponsor, please call the Chapter at 615.790.5785. Current sponsors include Platinum Sponsor - Nissan and Major Sponsors – Williamson Medical Center, Northstar Real Estate Advisors and Mapco/Delek US.

The Natchez Trace Chapter serves Hickman, Lewis, Maury, Perry and Williamson Counties. Last year their office:

  • Responded to 110 local disasters.
  • Provided 219 people with financial assistance after disasters.
  • Distributed over $42,000 in direct assistance to those in need.
  • Trained over 4,000 community members in lifesaving courses.
  • Delivered over 64 emergency messages on behalf of our military community.
  • About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.