Nominate Your Hero to be Recognized

Heroes are working their good deeds every day in the Lincoln area –like the neighbor who helps out on a moment’s notice, the teacher whose lessons include how to deal with life’s challenges, an emergency worker who saves lives. Do you know a person or business that should be honored in Tribute to Heroes?

For more information on how to nominate a Hero logo onto www.redcrosslincolnne.org.  Entry forms are also available at all Lincoln Hy-Vee and US Bank locations, in the Lincoln Journal Star, and at the American Red Cross.

 Each nominee will be recognized. Award recipients in each category will be selected by a committee of volunteers and announced at the Tribute to Heroes dinner at 6:00 p.m.,Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at The Champions Club. The keynote speaker for the event is UNL's new head football coach Bill Callahan.

Choose from the following categories: Animal Rescue, honors an act of heroism involving a person who saved an animal. Emergency Worker – honors a firefighter, law enforcement officer, medical worker, 911 dispatcher or other who, while in the line of duty, assisted someone in a time of extraordinary need. Good Samaritan Youth – honors an act of heroism involving unusual, significant or unexpected heroic actions by someone 20 years of ageor under who is not professionally required to respond. Good Samaritan Adult – honors an act of heroism involving unusual, significant or unexpected heroic actions by someone 21+ who is not professionally required to respond. Mentor/Role Model – honors a person who has changed, influenced or improved the life of another. Military – honors a member of the armed services for an act of heroism. Workplace Safety – honors an individual who, through their place of employment, has been a hero.

Thanks to our sponsors: Experian, Hy-Vee, Channel 8 KLKN-TV, KFOR 1240 AM, Lincoln Journal Star, Lincoln Poultry, Runza Restaurants, Union Bank & Trust US Bank, West Gate Bank

Website: www.redcrosslincolnne.org If you have questions, please call the Lancaster County Chapter of the American Red Cross at 402-441-7997.