Deadline Approaches For Hometown Heroes Nominations

The Southwestern NY Chapter of the American Red Cross along with NRG Dunkirk Power LCC is requesting nominations for its 2013 Hometown Hero celebration.

The Hometown Hero campaign was created to acknowledge the extraordinary actions of Chautauqua County citizens. This is the eleventh year Hometown Heroes have been recognized by the American Red Cross Chapter in Chautauqua County.

Nominations are accepted for citizens in the following categories; Humanitarian, sponsored by NRG Dunkirk, LLC; Firefighter, sponsored by Everyday’s Super True Value; Law Enforcement, sponsored by Farm Fresh Foods; Emergency and Medical Personnel, sponsored by Chautauqua Patrons Insurance, Co.; Workplace, sponsored by Cummins Inc.; Youth, sponsored by Key Bank; and Animal Rescue, sponsored by Nestle Purina PetCare.

Nomination forms will be accepted until April 1.

The 2013 Hometown Heroes award winners will be selected by a group of community leaders. A celebration breakfast and recognition will occur on May 17 at Moon Brook Country Club in Jamestown. For a nomination form, visit or call the American Red Cross at 664-5115.