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Governor Nixon Joins American Red Cross Celebration

Red Cross - St. Louis - Gov Nixon Joins RC Celebration
Five hundred volunteers and partners from Eastern Missouri attended the private event.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon joined the American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri for the 2015 Community Appreciation Celebration at Union Station. During the event, the Red Cross honored exceptional volunteers and community partners from St. Louis and Southeast Missouri.

Steve Harris of KMOV-TV served as the evening’s emcee and the Riverview High School Jazz Ensemble provided the entertainment.

Five hundred volunteers and partners from Eastern Missouri attended the private event.

2015 Community Appreciation Award Winners

St. Louis

  • Volunteer of the Year – “Crow” Brozovich
  • Clara Barton Award – Ann Christmas
  • Exceptional Volunteer Service – Mary Claire Shaughnessy, Michael Henderlong, Washington University Red Cross Club, Ross Kester, Dan and Lois Flippen, Rita Moore
  • Spirit Award – Jim McGrath, Fox Sports Midwest, Harris Stowe University
  • Philos Award/Philanthropist of the Year - Susanne Shepherd and Susan Shepherd Ittner
  • Southeast Missouri

  • Volunteer of the Year - Dan and Maggie Makins
  • Clara Barton Award - Peter and Gail Tinsley
  • Exceptional Volunteer Service – Virginia Ford
  • Spirit Award – Jeff Shawan
  • Philos Award/Philanthropist of the Year – Isle Casino