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Honoring the Real Heroes of Kittitas County

Throughout Kittitas County, ordinary people perform extraordinary lifesaving acts every
day. The American Red Cross Kittitas County Chapter needs your help to identify and
recognize our local heroes for their selflessness and courage.
The 2010 American Red Cross Real Heroes Celebration & Kittitas County Chapter Bene-
fit Dinner this coming May, will honor local heroes for using their First Aid, CPR, AED
training and other actions to save lives. Funds raised from the celebration are used to
provide local disaster relief, programs and services.
Your Real Hero nominee may be a friend or family member, a neighbor, a firefighter, a
member of the military or a police officer. The nominee can be a professionally trained life
-saver or simply a Good Samaritan.

Nominate A Real Hero


Criteria
Hero Categories • Nominee must have saved (or assisted in saving) a life by intervening in a life-threatening
situation and/or given the victim the aid they needed (or would have needed) to survive within the
past year.
• The nominee can be a professionally trained life-saver or simply a Good Samaritan.
Humanitarian Youth Hero
Presented to an ordinary citizen (ages 21 and under) using lifesaving
• Nominee cannot have caused or contributed to the life-threatening incident.
skills to save the life of another.
• The nominee must live or work in Kittitas County. The heroic act may have occurred outside these
Humanitarian Adult Hero counties as long as the hero is a resident.
Presented to an ordinary citizen (ages 22-54) using lifesaving skills to
save the life of another.
Humanitarian Senior Hero Nominee
Presented to an ordinary citizen (ages 55+) using lifesaving skills to
save the life of another. Name

Animal Rescue Hero Address


Presented to an animal who saved a human life.
Workplace Safety Hero
Presented to an ordinary citizen who saves a life at the office, con- Phone

struction site or other workplace environment.


Description of life-saving act. If needed, attach additional statements or documentation.
Military Hero
Presented to a member of the armed forces (active or retired) whose
lifesaving action goes above and beyond the call of duty.
Medical Hero
Presented to a medical professional or an organization whose lifesav-
ing action goes above and beyond the call of duty.
Law Enforcement/Dispatch Hero
Presented to a law enforcement agent and/or 911 dispatcher whose
lifesaving action goes above and beyond the call of duty.
Fire Safety Hero
Presented to a professional or volunteer firefighter whose lifesaving
action goes above and beyond the call or duty, or ordinary citizen
whose lifesaving action involved fire.
Wilderness Rescue Hero
Presented to an ordinary citizen or professional rescuer involved in
rescuing a person in a wilderness environment either on land or sea.
Water Safety Hero Nominator
Presented to an ordinary citizen or professional rescuer involved in
rescuing a person in a water environment. Name

Spirit of the Red Cross Hero Address


Presented to an ordinary citizen whose actions exemplify the spirit of
the American Red Cross by helping people prevent, prepare, and
respond to emergencies and disasters.
Phone
Community Partner Hero
Presented to a community group, neighborhood organization or local Send nominations to:
company that consistently demonstrates a commitment to making a
difference in the community.
312 North Pearl-Ellensburg, WA 98926
Or fax to (509)925-9156