May 4, 2010

2010 Red Cross Real Heroes

This morning the 2010 Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast honored local people for acts of great bravery, dedication and service to the community. The American Red Cross of New Mexico chose 9 heroes who embody their guiding principles and inspire others to do good! "Their actions exemplified what it means to help your community and give hope when there is none!" - American Red Cross.

Among the Real Heroes awarded was our very own Director Rick Iannucci!

Pictured above is Award Presenter/Sponsor Bill McClure of Lockheed Martin/Sandia National Laboratories

Emcee Deanna Sauceda of KRQE 13

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Red Cross Real Heroes

Cerro Grande fire - Judy and Dick Opsahl
Good Samaritan (Adult) - Dr. Andru Ziwasimon
Good Samaritan (Youth) - Rachel Kindell
Disaster Relief - Wayne Baker
Military - Rick Iannucci
Emergency Medical Service - Lt. Rafael Garcia
Animal Rescue Hero - Elizabeth Johnson
Firefighter - Kevin Ferguson
Law Enforcement - Sgt. Joe Harris