Red Cross to Honor San Joaquin County Heroes

Monterey Heroes Awards
Tickets are $65 and proceeds support the critical disaster relief services the American Red Cross CapitalRegion Chapter provides an average of once every 21 hours, as well as training programs.

LODI, Calif., Friday, March 23, 2012 -- On Wednesday, April 11, the American Red Cross will be

honoring 16 San Joaquin County community members who have performed extraordinary acts of

courage. These outstanding individuals will be recognized at the annual Heroes Breakfast at Wine and

Roses in Lodi, from 7:30 – 9:00 am.

Tickets are $65 and proceeds support the critical disaster relief services the American Red Cross Capital

Region Chapter provides an average of once every 21 hours, as well as training programs that help

prepare our community members to respond in times of emergency or disaster.

Heroes will be recognized in several categories including Animal Rescue, Good Samaritan (youth and

adult), Law Enforcement, Medical Professional, Military, Professional Rescuer, Spirit of the Red Cross,

Workplace and Hero of the Year.

Tickets can be purchased online at http://redcrossheroes.eventbrite.com. Event sponsors include

Jackson Rancheria, News10 and Chase Chevrolet.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies

more than 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.

The Capital Region Chapter serves an eleven-county region including Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El

Dorado, eastern Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Yolo counties.

For more information, please visit www.redcrosscrc.org or follow us on Twitter @RedCrossCRC.