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Red Cross seeks Hero Award nominations

The American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region announced 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 5th annual Heroes Breakfast, which will be held at Target Field Legends Club in Minneapolis on June 6.

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.

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 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.