Nominees must live in Washington County and their act of courage, kindness or humanity can be on-going or at a specific time.
Included with the nomination form should be a letter (500 words or less) about the nominee and his or her effect on the community. Letters of support, news articles and photographs are encouraged.
Nomination forms, found at www.american.redcross. org, are due March 15. Forms will also be mailed, emailed or faxed with a request to the American Red Cross at 334-5687.
Nomination forms should be mailed to American Red Cross Real Heroes 2013, 819 Schoenhaar Drive, West Bend, WI 53090, faxed to 334-4989 or emailed to janean.brudvig@ redcross.org.
Award recipients will be announced at a dinner June 17 at the West Bend Mutual Insurance Prairie Center, 1900 S. 18th Ave.
Event tickets can be bought online at www. american.redcross.org. Proceeds from the event will fund ongoing American Red Cross programs such as disaster relief, educational classes and aid to military families.