Red Cross Heroes Breakfast slated for March, 2014

The Northcentral PA Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold its Annual Heroes Breakfast at the Genetti Hotel at 8 a.m., March 28, 2014.

Following a brief introduction and video presentation, this year’s area Heroes will receive their awards.

The Heroes awards honor people from all walks of life who have made significant contributions in service to their communities.

Companies, organizations and individuals are invited to nominate a hero. Nomination forms are available by calling the office at 570-326-9131 extension 1602.

Heroes are selected from the following categories: Community Impact, Law Enforcement, Military, Fire/ Safety, Pet Hero, Good Samaritan, Medical Hero and Adult and Youth Good Samaritan.

The concept for the Heroes Breakfast grew from a desire to develop an event that is closely related to the mission of the American Red Cross: teaching people to save lives.

“Heroes are those folks we encounter every day, going about the business of serving their communities in so many ways,” said chapter executive, Tom Szulanczyk. “We want to honor them publicly to say thanks and also to allow others to see and emulate their good works.”

Nominations are open until Jan. 30, 2014

Contact the Red Cross at 326-9131 ext. 1602 for more information or visit