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BANGOR, Maine — The Pine Tree Chapter of the American Red Cross is accepting nominations for its 2011 Real Heroes Awards until Friday, Sept. 16. The awards will be presented Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Bangor Civic Center during the 15th annual Real Heroes Breakfast.

Real Heroes nominees must live, study, or work in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Knox, Waldo, Hancock or Washington counties. Their heroic acts must have taken place between July 1, 2010 and September 15, 2011 in any one of those counties. Real Heroes will be selected by a community committee.

Nomination forms are available by calling the Pine Tree Chapter at¬† 941-2903 x106, or at the Chapter’s Bangor office until the deadline date. Nominations will be accepted in person, by phone, by email to sirotam@maineredcross.org, fax to 207 941-2906, or mail to the Chapter office at 73 Hammond Street, Suite 1, Bangor, ME 04401.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Michael Sirota, Development Director

Telephone Number: (207)941-2903

Website: http://www.maineredcross.org

Email: sirotam@maineredcross.org