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Nominate a Real Hero

 

September 14, 2012



VERETT, WA. Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross seeks nominations for the annual Real Heroes awards. Real Heroes are everyday people who expressed extraordinary courage. Do you know someone who saved a life, gave of themselves to help another or did something truly remarkable in the past year?

Guidelines for nominations:

Nominee or nominator should live, work, or be stationed in Snohomish County

Nominee has gone above and beyond the scope of their job, OR has intervened or taken action in a time of crisis, a life threatening situation and saved or assisted in saving a life or improving a life

Heroic act is verifiable by either witness(es) and/or police reports, news articles or other substantive materials.

Use the nomination form to tell the story of the heroic act, online at http://www.snohomishcounty.redcross.org/Real_Heroes_Nomination_Form.php

Real Hero awards will be presented at the 17th annual Real Heroes Breakfast on Dec. 6, 2012 at Tulalip Resort Casino Orca Ballroom sponsored by Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Snohomish County Red Cross: Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. The local Chapter responds, on average, to a fire every five days, over 70 times per year. Annually, the Chapter assists over 150 local families affected by fires and other local disasters, presents disaster education and preparedness programs to over 10,000 people attended, and trains more than 9,000 people in live-saving skills such as First Aid/CPR/AED and water safety. http://www.snohomishcounty.redcross.org

American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization - not a government agency - and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. http://www.redcross.org | blog.redcross.org

 

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