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WHITTIER – Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Hometown Heroes Awards Luncheon, when the American Red Cross celebrates local residents whose “extraordinary acts exemplify the American Red Cross mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering.”
The heroic act must have occurred outside of the normal course and scope of the person’s usual and customary work. The heroic event must be a single incident and not part of a disaster or catastrophic event respond and the event must have occurred after Jan. 1, 2013.
Some examples of heroic acts include using CPR or assisting a choking person, providing first aid for an accident victim, rescuing someone from drowning, providing outstanding humanitarian services to veterans, and helping make our community ready and prepared for disasters.
Nomination forms are available online at recrosslb.org.
Published: Nov. 28, 2013 – Volume 12 – Issue 33