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Red Cross Gears Up for Annual Heroes Breakfast


The Natchez Trace Chapter of the American Red Cross is hosting their 6th Annual Heroes Breakfast on Tuesday, May 6th featuring keynote speaker, Rece Davis, sports television journalist for ESPN SportsCenter.  Mayor Rogers Anderson is this year’s Honorary Chair. Registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. a Brentwood Baptist Church located at 7777 Concord Rd. in Brentwood, TN.

“We are really looking forward to our Heroes Breakfast this year,” said Natchez Trace Chapter CEO, John Mitchell.  “Through this annual event to benefit the Red Cross, our strong network of donors, volunteers and supporters make it possible to secure the financial framework that helps us ensure that our community is able to prepare, respond and recover from disasters large and small every day.”

To attend the fundraiser, the Red Cross asks the public to please RSVP in advance by logging on to or call the office at 615.790.5785.

Companies and individuals are encouraged to provide donations that will impact our local disaster relief fund.  Sponsorships are still available beginning at $1,000 - $25,000. Current sponsors include:
Platinum:          Nissan
Presenting:       Delek/US Mapco
Major:               GM Spring Hill Manufacturing, Northstar Real Estate Advisors, LLC, Vanderbilt Bone and Joint
Supporting:       Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, Papa Murphy’s Maryland Farms, Williamson Medical Center

For more information about becoming a 2014 event sponsor, please contact John Mitchell at or 615-604-3741.

The Natchez Trace Chapter serves Hickman, Lewis, Maury, Perry and Williamson Counties.  Last year Red Cross programs provided the following:
- Assisted with 90 local disasters & Provided 243 people with financial assistance after disasters
- Trained over 2,000 community members in lifesaving courses
- Handled 96 emergency military calls and provided 194 services to the military families
- Provided local blood drives to collect lifesaving blood