Do you know an everyday Hero? Throughout Western Colorado ordinary people perform extraordinary life saving acts every day. The American Red Cross, Western Colorado Chapter needs your help to identify and recognize our local heroes for their selflessness and courage.
Your Real Hero nominee may be a friend or family member, a neighbor, a firefighter, a member of the military or a police officer. The nominee can be a professionally trained life saver or simply a Good Samaritan. Nominate your special hero by completing and returning this form by March 21, 2014. A committee of community representatives will review all nominations and select the winners.
The Western Colorado Chapter of the American Red Cross will honor local individuals at the Heroes Celebration Awards Dinner at the Double Tree Hotel on May 2, 2014.
Award Categories can include:
he candidate must live or work in Western Colorado. Military personnel stationed elsewhere may be nominated.
Heroic act must have occurred between January 1, 2013 and January 1, 2014
Heroic act should be described as clearly in 500 words or less. Additional pages may be used.
Reports, news articles, names of witnesses, and other information needed to verify the heroic event should be included.
Your own name, address, and phone number must be included.
Mail your completed nomination form by March 1, 2013 to: HEROES, American Red Cross, 506 Gunnison Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501 or Fax to (970) 241-2337
Questions? Call the American Red Cross at (970) 242-4851 or email Eric.Myers@Redcross.org