Jimmy Kay Sanders and Amy Berendzen are the co-chairs for the American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter’s 2013 Lifesaver Awards.
“We are very fortunate to have two people of their caliber serve as co-chairs for our Lifesaver Awards,” said Nancy Sell, Lifesaver project manager and chapter development manager. “They bring a lot of energy and ideas to the event.
We are looking forward to working with Jimmy Kay and Amy to make this another successful Lifesavers’ program.”
Sanders is a chapter board member. Berendzen is director of marketing/public relations at Capital Region Medical Center.
The Lifesaver Awards event, which includes a barbecue dinner, will be held from 4-7 p.m. June 25 at the North Jefferson City Pavilion.
There are eight categories of Lifesaver Awards including: Good Samaritan; Military; Blood Services; Medical; Youth; Law Enforcement; Firefighter; and EMT.
This year’s event will be the 11th time the chapter has honored Mid-Missourians for their service to the community and others.
Nomination forms will be available beginning Feb. 20. People living in the 21 counties served by the chapter are eligible for nomination. Those counties are: Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Camden, Carroll, Chariton, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Dent, Howard, Maries, Miller, Moniteau, Montgomery, Morgan, Osage, Phelps, Pulaski, Randolph and Saline.
The chapter also will honor its volunteer of the year.
For more information, contact Nancy Sell at Nancy.Sell@redcross.org or call 573-445-9411 or call toll free at 866-815-2738.