Hometown Heroes Celebration, Grand Rapids

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Each year the American Red Cross celebrates the community heroes who inspire us through their commitment to service and their recognition of the humanity of their neighbors down the street, across the country, and around the world.

Help us honor these well deserving individuals:

  • Michelle Bottrall, Clara Barton Humanitarian of the Year Award
  • Ralph Hauenstein, General George Marshall Patriot Award
  • Van Andel Institute, Dr. Charles Drew Health Advocate Award
  • Christina Keller, Henry Dunant Global Impact Award
  • Judge Patricia Gardner, Caroline Campbell Community Impact Award
  • Laura Knapp, Jane Delano Lifesaver Award
  • Duane Rotman, Mabel Boardman Spirit of Volunteerism Award
  • As the evening begins, guests will enjoy a strolling dinner accompanied by a Silent Auction. The program promises to inspire as we honor our Community Heroes, and guests indulge in dessert and a live auction.

  • 6:00pm Reception featuring Silent Auction & Strolling Dinner
  • 7:00pm Award Presentations to Community Heroes, Live Auction, & Dessert
  • 8:30pm Superheroes Afterglow
  • Sponsorships are still available. Contact Amanda Meldrum (616) 456-8661 ext.3608 or Amanda.Meldrum@redcross.org for more information.

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