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Red Cross of SLO seeking hero nominations 

The American Red Cross of San Luis Obispo is asking the community to recognize local heroes for the annual Heroes Event breakfast on May 20. The deadline to nominate a hero is Feb. 14. Visit redcross.org/sloheroes to submit nominations online.

red cross heroesThe annual fundraiser event recognizes local heroes in the San Luis Obispo area who are seemingly ordinary people but have touched lives of community members through their selfless acts of courage. These heroes may have helped save a life, performed an extraordinary act of compassion, or demonstrated an exceptional spirit of giving.

“These acts of courage, compassion, and leadership truly embody the spirit of the Red Cross,” said Chief Executive Officer Jim McGee, “So this event gives us the opportunity to say thank you and honor these local heroes who serve our community.”

The hero categories include: Education Hero, Good Samaritan Hero, First Responder Hero, Medical Professional Hero, Military Hero, Corporate Hero, and Youth Hero.

To purchase tickets or learn about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Loren Leidinger Avila at loren.avila@redcross.org or call the San Luis Obispo Red Cross office at (805)706-0396.

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