LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -Throughout the South Plains community, ordinary people perform extraordinary acts of courage and selflessness that save lives. The American Red Cross South Plains Regional Chapter needs your help to identify and honor these local champions from our community. Nominations are being sought for the American Red Cross Champions: Honoring Lifesavers of the South Plains event.
Do you know a champion? Your Real Champion nominee may be a friend or family member, a neighbor, co-worker, a firefighter, member of the military or a police officer. The nominee may be a professionally trained life-saver, or simply a good Samaritan. Champions must either live or work in the South Plains Regional Chapter service area.
Help the Red Cross recognize these extraordinary people by nominating your champion today. Nominations are being accepted in the following hero categories:
Then, join us on Friday, September 10, 2010 as the American Red Cross South Plains Regional Chapter honors our community's champions. There will be a breakfast ceremony held at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall. A community celebration, the American Red Cross Champions event honors local champions for using their First Aid, CPR, AED training and other actions to save lives.
You can also support the work of the American Red Cross South Plains Regional Chapter as a Champions Corporate Event Partner and inviting guests to join you, or by making your own reservation to attend the celebration.
Proceeds from the American Red Cross Champions will benefit local Red Cross disaster relief and emergency services. For more information or to make a nomination, please visit our local Red Cross web site at www.lubbock.redcross.org, or contact the American Red Cross South Plains Regional Chapter at (806)765-8534. Nominations may be submitted by mail, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 806-765-5963.
Nominations may be submitted by mail to:
AMERICAN RED CROSS SOUTH PLAINS REGIONAL CHAPTER
ATTN: AMERICAN RED CROSS CHAMPIONS
2201 19THSTREET, LUBBOCK, TX 79401
Emailed to email@example.com or faxed to 806-765-5963
Criteria for Nomination:
1. Nominee(s) 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.
2. The nominee can be a professionally trained life saver or simply a Good Samaritan.
3. The nominee must live or work in Lubbock, Bailey, Cochran, Dickens, Floyd, Garza, Hale, Hockley, Kent, Lamb, Lynn, Motley, Terry, or Yoakum Counties. The heroic act may have
NOMINEE'S FIRST & LAST NAME________________________
CITY & ZIP CODE______________________________________
EMPLOYER & PHONE NUMBER__________________________
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE________________________________
LOCATION WHERE RESCUE TOOK PLACE:________________
YOUR FIRST & LAST NAME______________________________
CITY & ZIP CODE_______________________________________
PHONE ( DAYTIME)_____________________________________
Please state why you are nominating the candidate for the American Red Cross Champion Award. Include any names and contact information of witnesses we may call to verify the event or additional items such as newspaper articles, awards, commendations, tapes, etc. for the Selection Committee to review. Attach supporting documents as needed.
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