Everyday Heroes of the Tri-States

Dupaco, The American Red Cross of the Tri-States, KWWL and Radio Dubuque stations (1370 KDTH, 92.9 KAT-FM, 101.1 The River and 97.3 The Rock) are proud to support the annual Everyday Heroes of the Tri-States recognition program.

Everyday Heroes are recognized for acts of heroism and are nominated by their peers, co-workers, family members or anyone who was touched by their selflessness. Nominations for the 2014 program were accepted through January 24, 2014, and nominations for the 2015 program are now being accepted.

Honorees are selected by an independent selection committee, with no affiliation to the Red Cross or its sponsors.

The selection committee recognized the following people as 2014 Everyday Heroes of the Tri-States:

Sue Balsamo  Volunteer Community Impact
Catherine Basten  Volunteer Community Impact
Billy Brotzman  Workplace Safety
Sarah Browns  Health Care
Karen Fox  Good Samaritan (18 yrs+)
Janelle Garriott  Workplace Safety
Cesar Gonzales  Workplace Safety
Gary Gooder  Volunteer Community Impact
Sarah McDonald Hasken  Good Samaritan (18 yrs+)
Miranda Heiar  Volunteer Community Impact
Erica Johnson  Good Samaritan (18 yrs+)
  Scott Knapp  Good Samaritan (18 yrs+)
Stephanie Lange  Health Care
Duane Lanning  Workplace Safety
Doug McKinney  Good Samaritan (18 yrs+)
Mike McMahon  Professional Responder
Marge Meyer  Volunteer Community Impact
Gary Norby  Education
Paul Pettinger  Good Samaritan (18 yrs+)
Logan Schmerbach  Good Samaritan (18 yrs+)
Robert Westemeyer  Fire & Rescue


The American Red Cross of the Tri-States, along with event sponsors, recognized these winners at the 11th Annual Everyday Heroes of the Tri-States breakfast on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

For more information about Everyday Heroes of the Tri-States, please contact the Red Cross at (563) 564-4564.
American Red Cross of the Tri-States chapter
The American Red Cross provides relief to victims of disasters at home and abroad, collects and distributes nearly half of the nation's blood supply, teaches lifesaving skills, and supports military members and their families. The American Red Cross, a charity and not a government agency, depends on voluntary contributions of time, money and blood to perform its humanitarian mission.


The American Red Cross of the Tri-States Chapter is a United Way Agency.