The American Red Cross Lackawanna Chapter will host an Everyday Heroes Awards Breakfast on October 16, 2013 from 8 to 10 A.M. at the Genetti Manor in Dickson City, PA. This awe-inspiring event recognizes ordinary people who have performed the extraordinary deed of saving a life. Congressman Matt Cartwright and his wife, Attorney Marion Munley Cartwright will serve as honorary co-chairs of the event.
Those being honored include: Archbald Police Office Brian J. Munley, who performed CPR and AED to revive a woman who was not breathing; Gus Catalano and Robert Rutkowski of Lackawanna Ambulance, who rescued a child from a storm drain; the crew of Geisinger's Life Flight who save lives on a daily basis; and James Beavers of Scott Township, who used his Red Cross training to resuscitate two dogs that had been rescued from a burning structure.
Additional awards include: Mary Marrara of Jermyn, who will be awarded the Community Service Award and Steve Kepic of Wendy's, who will be awarded the Corporate Good Citizen Award.
Tickets cost $25 each and can be purchased by calling Carol Crane at (570)823-7161 X 329 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.