Red Cross seeking Hometown Hero nominations

The Southwestern N.Y. Chapter of the American Red Cross along with NRG Dunkirk Power LCC is requesting nominations for this year’s Hometown Hero celebration. The Hometown Hero campaign was created to acknowledge the extraordinary actions of Chautauqua County citizens. This is the 11th year that Hometown Heroes have been recognized by the American Red Cross Chapter in Chautauqua County.

Nominations are accepted for citizens in seven 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.

Table sponsors are Spectrum Eyecare and Jamestown Mattress. 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 be held on May 17 at the Moon Brook Country Club in Jamestown.

The Hometown Hero campaign is a chance to acknowledge those neighbors, friends, and community members that go above the call of duty.

For a nomination form please visit or contact the American Red Cross at 664-5115.