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 announce the 11th annual Everyday Heroes of the Tri-States recognition program.

What Qualifies Someone as an Everyday Hero?

An Everyday Hero is someone who has made a difference in any of the following categories:

Fire & Rescue Workplace Safety
Law Enforcement Military
Health Care Animal Rescue
Professional Responder Volunteer Community Impact
Adult Good Samaritan (age 18+) Education
Youth Good Samaritan (under 18)  

An act of heroism does not need to involve the direct saving of a life.

In order to be eligible for the award nomination, the hero must live, work, or go to school in the area served by the American Red Cross of the Tri-States, which includes: Allamakee, Bremer, Butler, Cedar, Chicksaw, Clayton, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Floyd, Howard, Jackson, Jones, Mitchell, Winneshiek and Worth counties in Iowa; and East Dubuque, Illinois.

Nomination deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, January 23, 2015.

An independent selection committee, with no affiliation to the Red Cross or its sponsors, will select the award winners.

For more information on 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.