8th Annual Heroes Breakfast


What is a Hero? The textbook definition is "one of distinguished courage or ability, admired for one's deeds and noble qualities."

The 8th Annual American Red Cross Illinois Capital Area Chapter Heroes Breakfast, presented by Bank of Springfield, will take place on April 19, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield. All proceeds from this special fundraiser event benefit American Red Cross Local Disaster Relief.


Nine local heroes will be honored for performing a heroic deed/extraordinary act or for their lifetime of service to their community in nine hero categories at this year's event:

  • Youth Hero - Sponsored by St. John's Hospital
  • Military Hero - Sponsored by Hanson Professional Services
  • Public Safety Hero - Sponsored by the American Red Cross
  • Senior Hero- Sponsored by Concordia Village
  • Education Hero - Sponsored by Horace Mann
  • Community Hero - Sponsored by Green Dodge
  • Workplace Hero - Sponsored by Express Employment Professionals
  • Civic Hero - Sponsored by Bunn
  • Healthcare Hero - Sponsored by Springfield Clinic
  • Options to nominate your hero:

  • Nominate a hero you know online
  • Download the printable hero nomination brochure
  • Download Word Document hero nomination
  • Contact Us To Learn How You Can Be Involved in the 2013 Heroes Breakfast!

    Thanks to the 2013 Heroes Breakfast Media Sponsors:

  • FOX 55/27
  • Neuhoff Media - 104.5 WFMB, BOSS 96.7, KISSFM 99.7, Sports Radio 1450 WFMB/AM
  • Additional Thanks to Other 2012 Heroes Breakfast Supporters:

  • Terry Farmer Photography
  • A & B Printing