Celebrate Heroes

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Hero: A person admired for his/her achievements and noble qualities; one that shows great courage.

Most people know a hero by this definition. Maybe it’s your neighbor or co-worker who went above and beyond the call of duty in a time of need, a young person who volunteers their time helping others, or someone who saved a life. Each year, American Red Cross and the surrounding communities come together to honor heroes who have changed the lives of those around them.


Join us for a Heroes celebration near you:

Springfield Everyday Heroes - March 18
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon
University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
333 S. JQH Parkway

Joplin Everyday Heroes - March 27
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon
Holiday Inn of Joplin
3615 S Range Line Rd

Lebanon Hometown Heroes - April 30
Breakfast Buffet at 6:00 am
Program 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Cowan Civic Center
500 E. Elm Street

For information about tickets please contact the Red Cross, toll free at (866) 206-0256.

By showing your support by nominating a hero or through sponsoring this event you are not only honoring Heroes, you are helping support the services of the American Red Cross in your community.

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Nominate a Hero

Learn more about how you can nominate your hero today!