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Red Cross Seeks Local Heroes Nominations

Sacramento, CA — Know a hero? The local Red Cross wants to hear about it.

The Sierra-Delta chapter of the American Red Cross is planning to honor heroes who live and or work in San Joaquin, Calaveras and Amador counties at its 14th Annual Red Cross Heroes Breakfast, which will be held on Wednesday, March 16 in Lodi at Wine & Roses.

Ahead of that, the Red Cross is asking area residents to nominate individuals by sharing the details behind their selfless, courageous and compassionate act of heroism. Hero categories include Young and Adult Good Samaritans; First Responder; Military; Workplace; Animal Rescue; and Red Cross. Eligibility rules state that heroic acts must have been performed on or after Jan. 1, 2015, and that individuals if chosen, must be available to attend the awards ceremony.

Friday, February 3 is the deadline for submitting nominations. For more details about the event, click here — and to make a nomination, click here.