My Town: Red Cross Calling for ‘Real Heroes’ Nominations

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(Courtesy: MGN Online)

AKRON, Ohio — The regional branch of the American Red Cross Association wants to honor northeast Ohio’s heroes.

The Red Cross Hero Awards is accepting nominations for the award through March 1. The award honors anyone from first responders to Good Samaritan neighbors, and animals who may have alerted family members to danger.

The nominations are extended to those living or working in Portage, Geauga and Lake counties.

The Red Cross Hero Awards will be held Thursday, May 15 at the Bertram Inn in Aurora.

For more information about the Red Cross Hero Awards and to obtain a nomination form, click here.