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Do You Know A Hero?

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Each year, the Heroes Breakfast is the premiere event when the American Red Cross honors community members in Knox County who have demonstrated heroism through extraordinary acts of courage and kindness.

Every day ordinary people make extraordinary contributions by putting their needs aside to help others in our community.

Each year, the Heroes Breakfast is the premiere event when the American Red Cross honors community members in Knox County who have demonstrated heroism through extraordinary acts of courage and kindness. WE ARE SEEKING NOMINATIONS for these awards. You can visit our Event Page to submit a nomination online or to download a PDF Nomination Form.

We will be hosting this annual breakfast on March 4th, 2014 at the Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene. We will be recognizing heroes in the following categories:

  • Kokosing Construction Workplace Hero: Honors a person who, in the course of employment in Knox County, performs a heroic action.
  • International Paper Youth Hero: Honors a Knox County person 18 years of age or under.
  • Central Ohio Technical College Senior Adult Hero: Honors a person age 65 or above.
  • Knox Community Hospital Healthcare Hero: Honors a member of the medical or healthcare profession.
  • First-Knox National Bank Public Safety Hero: Honors a police or one in the emergency service
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University Education Hero: Honors a grade school, high school, college or university educator who has made an extraordinary difference in the life of a child or adolescent.
  • Brenneman Lumber Community Hero: Honors a person who lives or works in Knox County.
  • Rainbow International/Schrock Construction Agricultural Hero: Honors and individual in the agricultural
  • The Energy Cooperative Armed Forces Hero: Honors a past or present member of the Armed Forces or their family.
  • Ariel Corporation Humanitarian of the Year: Honors an individual who has continuously demonstrated a heart felt concern and compassion for the basic human needs of fellow citizens over the course of many years.