SANTA CRUZ, CA (March 26, 2013) - The American Red Cross Santa Cruz County Chapter is looking forward to the upcoming 2013 Heroes Breakfast on May 15, 2013 from 7 to 9 a.m. at the historic Cocoanut Grove Ballroom, on the shore of beautiful Monterey Bay and adjacent to the world famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
Members of the Heroes Committee are proud to announce this year’s winners of the Hero Awards, which recognize members of the community who have shown courage, dedication, and character through acts of heroism and kindness:
Animal Rescue (Nominated by Ann Parker)
Education (Nominated by Noel Bock)
Good Samaritan (Nominated by Sandy Lansdale)
Law Enforcement (Nominated by Erin Schaefer)
Lifetime Achievement (Nominated by Laura Marcus)
Medical Professional (Nominated by Mark Riley)
Military Hero (Nominated by Sandy French)
Rescue Professional (Nominated by Kevin Fink)
Workplace Hero (Nominated by Martina O’Sullivan)
Youth Hero (Nominated by Linda Lovelace)
Eleanor Wasson Lifetime Volunteer (Nominated by Sean Sheehan)
Title sponsors include Dominican Hospital, Dignity Health Medical Group, Dominican, Physicians Medical Group and Wells Fargo. Media sponsors include KSBW, ABC Central Coast, Joyce Anderson Productions, Santa Cruz Sentinel, 92.7 KTOM, 105.1 K-OCEAN, KDON, and KSCO AM 1080. Table sponsors include Granite, Jeffree Lee Estate Planning, Santa Cruz County Bank, Palo Alto Medical Foundation-Sutter Health and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Red Cross Supporters include Roland and Pat Rebele and Thompson, Kontz, Brenner and Carter, Attorneys at Law. Red Cross Advocates include Cartwright, Scruggs, Fulton and Walther, Attorneys at Law and Pajarosa Floral. The event will be hosted by KSBW Reporter Phil Gomez.
The Santa Cruz County Chapter helps our community to prevent, prepare for, and respond to disasters, and all funds raised at this event help support local disaster relief. For more information, please visit our website at www.sccredcross.org or contact Camilla Boolootian at (831) 600-4909 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Heroes Celebration
The Heroes Celebration event has been held at American Red Cross chapters across the country for over 11 years. The goal of the event is to recognize acts of heroism by local residents and pay tribute to those who have performed lifesaving deeds while supporting the local American Red Cross Chapter’s life-saving programs and emergency services.
About American Red Cross Santa Cruz County Chapter
The American Red Cross Santa Cruz County Chapter is a non-profit, humanitarian organization that depends on the generous contributions of time and money from Santa Cruz County residents and companies to provide services and programs that help our community prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. For more information on disaster preparedness, health and safety classes, volunteer opportunities, and financial contributions, visit our website at www.redcross.org/santacruz or call us at 831-462-2881. You may also find us on Facebook and Twitter.