Red Cross calls for Heroes Awards nominationsThe American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region announces its call for Heroes Awards nominations.
The American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region announces its call for Heroes Awards nominations. The Red Cross Heroes Awards recognize everyday people who perform extraordinary acts to help save lives. Heroes Awards winners will be honored at the organization's 5th annual Heroes Breakfast, which will be held at Target Field Legends Club in Minneapolis on June 6, 2013. This year’s Heroes Breakfast presenting sponsor is General Mills.
The Red Cross Heroes awards relate to the mission and fundamental principles of the American Red Cross and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent national societies: to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. It strives to fulfill this mission for humanity and with neutrality, impartiality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality.
There are several Heroes award categories including, Community, Disaster Relief, Emergency Medical Assistance, Fire Fighter, Give Life, Good Samaritan, Law Enforcement, Military, and Youth Good Samaritan.
Visit redcrossmn.org to see descriptions of award categories, to access the awards nominations forms, and to purchase tickets for the recognition breakfast. The deadline for nominations is January 31, 2013.