Honoring Our Heroes

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Throughout East Georgia, ordinary people perform extraordinary lifesaving acts every day. The American Red Cross East Georgia Chapter needs your help to identify and recognize our local heroes for their selflessness and courage.

Your Hero nominee may be a friend or a family member, a neighbor, a firefighter, a member of the military, or a police officer. The nominee can be a professionally trained lifesaver or simply a Good Samaritan.

The 2013 Heroes Breakfast, on May 15, 2013 will honor local heroes for using their First Aid, CPR, AED training, and other actions to save lives. Proceeds from this celebration benefit local disaster relief, programs, and services.

Nominate a Hero: Criteria 

Your nominee must have helped save a life by intervening in a life-threatening situation and/or giving the victim the aid they needed to survive.

The nominee can be a professionally trained lifesaver, or simply a Good Samaritan

The nominee must live in one of the counties the chapter serves, including: Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Greene, Hart, Franklin, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Jackson, or Stephens

Good Samaritan Hero – presented to an ordinary citizen who has used life saving skills to save a life.

Good Samaritan Youth Hero – presented to an ordinary citizen, under 21, who has used life saving skills.

Animal Rescue Hero – presented to an ordinary citizen who has used life saving training to save the life of an animal.

Emergency Medical Hero – presented to a medical professional, organization or an ordinary citizen whose life saving actions has gone above the call of duty.

Law Enforcement Hero – presented to a law enforcement agent, or 911-dispatch agent whose life saving actions has gone above the call of duty.

Citizenship Hero – presented to an ordinary citizen or professional making a difference in the community.

Water Rescue Hero – presented to an ordinary citizen or professional rescuer involved in rescuing a person in a water environment.

Disaster Relief Hero – presented to a red cross volunteer involved in lifesaving disaster relief.

Nurse Hero – presented to a local nurse going above and beyond the call of duty.

Fire Rescue Hero – presented to a professional or volunteer fire fighter whose life saving actions went above the call of duty.

Community Impact Hero – presented to a community group, neighborhood, organization, or local company that has committed to improving the community.

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To nominate a Hero, please call the American Red Cross East Georgia Chapter:

(706) 353 – 1645 or email chelgray@uga.edu

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