Eau Claire (RED CROSS)- Our Community is filled with every day heroes and next month The Northwest Wisconsin Chapter of the American Red Cross will once again honor a select group of heroes among us.
The annual Heroes Breakfast will take place from 7:30-9 a.m., Wednesday, March 13, at the Florian Gardens in Eau Claire. The annual event celebrates local people who were involved in selfless acts of courage and kindness during the past year. The award breakfast also serves as a fundraising event for programs and services provided by the local chapter of the American Red Cross.
Chosen across a handful of categories, honorees at the Heroes Breakfast represent those among us who reflect what is best in our communities.
The 2019 Heroes are:
Ann Dohm, award: Adult Good Samaritan (Eau Claire County)
Hannah Schlafer, award: Youth Good Samaritan (Eau Claire County)
Chris Kroeze, award: Community Hero (Barron County)
Polly Wymer, award: From the Heart Hero (Pierce County)
Lake Hallie Police Department & Chippewa Fire District, award: Healthcare Hero (Chippewa County)
Ed Nemec, award: Military Hero (Jackson County)
Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald, award: Hero of a Lifetime (Barron County)
To reserve your seat at this event, by visiting their website by clicking here or call (715) 271-8395. Reservations are $46 and all proceeds go toward the Northwest Wisconsin Chapter of the American Red Cross.