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Deadline approaches for Pine Tree Chapter American Red Cross Real Heroes Nominations

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BANGOR, Maine –The deadline for Pine Tree Chapter of the American Red Cross 2011 Real Heroes award nominations is Friday, Sept, 16. The awards will be presented Nov. 17, at the Bangor Civic Center to people who have demonstrated an act of heroism. “Real Heroes are people whose acts of courage, kindness and selflessness have helped save lives,” said Allen Campbell, Board Chairman of the local Red Cross disaster services agency. 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 Sept. 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, 941-2903, ext. 106; at the chapter’s office at 73 Hammond St. the deadline date. Nominations will be accepted in person, by phone, by emailing sirotam@maineredcross.org, faxing 941-2906, or mailing the chapter office at 73 Hammond St., Bangor 04401.

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Contact Name: Michael Sirota

Telephone Number: (207)941-2903

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Email: sirotam@maineredcross.org