American Red Cross seeks local heroes

The Red Cross of Southwest Wisconsin is on the hunt for local heroes who will be honored at the Southwest Wisconsin Golf Event on Monday, June 12, at the Legend at Bergamont, 699 Bergamont Blvd., in Oregon.

Four individuals from Southwest Wisconsin who have shown courage, dedication, and unselfish character by their acts of heroism will be recognized and share their inspiring stories. Honorees will be celebrated across four categories: Community Hero, Military Hero, From the Heart Hero (Biomedical), and Volunteer of the Year Hero.

Nominees may come from any of the Red Cross Southwest Wisconsin Chapter’s 18 counties: Adams, Buffalo, Columbia, Dane, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jackson, Jefferson, Juneau, La Crosse, Marquette, Monroe, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Trempealeau, and Vernon.

Nominating a hero is free and can be done online. All nominations are due by March 31.