Red Cross Accepting Nominations for Everyday Hero Awards

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by Tim Church


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The American Red Cross of Southern Missouri is now accepting nominations for its annual Everyday Heroes Awards.

The organization is asking local residents to take a look among their friends, neighbors or co-workers who have taken the heroes road in their community, according to Executive Director Stacy Burks:


The six Hero Award categories include, Community Impact, First Responder, Good Samaritan Adult, Good Samaritan Youth, Military and Red Cross Volunteer. Nominations can be completed by the online nomination page or by mail. Nominations are due by Monday, January 15th.

The awards luncheon will be held on March 21st, from 11:30 to 1 p.m. at the Oasis Convention Center in Springfield.

The online nomination page and descriptions for each of the award categories can be found here.