Vote: 12 finalists selected as finalists for the American Red Cross Hero Award | Community Spirit
From many nominations, thirteen local Heroes were selected for recognition at the 2012 American Red Cross Hero Awards which will take place on Wednesday, November 7 at the InterContinental Hotel Cleveland. Heroes were selected in five categories -- Community Volunteer, Medical, Innovation, Life Saver, and Military or Safety Forces.
Twelve finalists have profiles posted on www.ClevelandHeroes.com. The public may vote for their favorite Hero stories through October 26 to determine the 2012 People’s Choice winner. The announcement of the People’s Choice winner will take place during the awards presentation on November 7.
Please visit http://www.clevelandheroes.com/ to learn about extraordinary acts of courage, selfless volunteers and incredible efforts to improve lives through inventions and advocacy.
We are pleased to announce that during this year’s event we will recognize Burt Saltzman, CEO of Dave’s Markets, with the Community Leader Award. Mr. Saltzman’s leadership and commitment to the health and wellbeing of our region makes him an ideal recipient for this distinguished award. Previous recipients of the American Red Cross of Greater Cleveland’s Community Leader Award include Senator George V. Voinovich, the Rev. Dr. Otis and Edwina Moss, Dr. Toby Cosgrove, Paul Clark, and Dr. Michael Roizen.
The Hero Awards Luncheon is presented by Majestic Steel USA, Inc. and proudly supported by The Adcom Group, FirstEnergy Corp., The Sherwin-Williams Company and the Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC. The American Red Cross of Greater Cleveland and our partners are proud to recognize local heroes, unsung citizens who have performed extraordinary acts of kindness and humanitarianism.
For further information on available sponsorships or individual tickets to the event, please visit http://www.clevelandheroes.com/ or contact Andrea Bender at 216.431.3060 or email Andrea.Bender@redcross.org.
The vision of the American Red Cross of Greater Cleveland is to best serve the 1.7 million people of the Greater Cleveland community by preventing, preparing for and responding to emergencies 24 hours per day, seven days a week.