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Red Cross to hold Real Heroes Awards Breakfast



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What8th Annual Red Cross Real Heroes Awards Breakfast


WhenThursday, March 31, 2011 – 7:30 – 9 a.m.


WhereHarrah’s Reno – Nevada Room, 3rd floor


WhoNominated community members will be honored for their courageous acts or humanitarian efforts.


WhyThe Real Heroes Breakfast exemplifies the mission of the Red Cross – teaching people to save lives. This event allows the Northern Nevada Chapter to recognize those who risk their lives to help others in emergency situations as well as those who exemplify compassion and generosity in our community. Nominees and winners will be presented in the following categories: Good Samaritan Hero, Unsung Hero, Workplace Hero, Animal Rescue Hero, Firefighter Hero, Law Enforcement Hero, Medical Hero and Military Hero.


HowTo purchase tickets to the event, visit nevada.redcross.org. Click on the Real Heroes logo and follow the steps to purchase tickets online. Or call the Northern Nevada Chapter of American Red Cross at 775 856 1000 and ask for Pam.

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, call 775-856-1000 or visit our website at www.nevada.redcross.org. Click on the Real Heroes logo to learn more about the event and purchase tables or tickets to honor our Northern Nevada Real Heroes.

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