Red Cross accepting nominations for Local Heroes

The American Red Cross North Central Pennsylvania Chapter is seeking nominations for its “Heroes of North Central Pennsylvania” program. This event will honor ordinary individuals or teams who have made extraordinary contributions that have impacted the lives of people in our community. Nomination deadline for this event is Friday. Nominees must be available to attend the recognition event held on March 23, 2018.

Nominees must live in or have performed the heroic act in Bradford, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga or Union Counties.

Nominations can be submitted at Nomination forms also can be obtained by contacting Kim Maiolo at or 717-234-3101 ext. 1270

All American Red Cross disaster assistance is provided free of charge and is made possible by the voluntary donations of time and money from caring individuals and, in part, by contributions given through the United Way. You can help people affected by disasters such as floods, fires, tornadoes and hurricanes by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to learn more. Contributions may be sent to The American Red Cross, 1804 N. Sixth St., Harrisburg, PA 17102 or any of our other area offices.