Red Cross is looking for Heroes Awards nominations

ST. GEORGE—The American Red Cross Utah Region is accepting nominations for its prestigious annual Utah Red Cross Heroes Awards. Utahns of all ages who have demonstrated extraordinary courage, compassion and service during the preceding calendar year are eligible for nomination.

Past award recipients include a couple who performed CPR to save the life of a drowned child, a woman who took special care to supply much-needed meals and assistance to elderly neighbors, and a young man who traveled to India to help people in remote communities develop sanitation systems.

Read more: Red Cross honors 9 Southern Utahns for heroic service – March 2014

The nomination process closes October 31, 2014. Awardees will be recognized at the Heroes Award Recognition Event on March 27, 2015, at the Gardner Center at Dixie State University.

To submit a Utah Red Cross Heroes Awards nomination, visit the Utah Red Cross website or contact Lil Barron by email or telephone, 435-272-2416.

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit the Red Cross website or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross

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