Stories tagged with: Hometown Heroes Breakfast

November 8, 2013 - 1:10pm
34 weeks 5 days ago

Several area residents were recognized for their work throughout the communities in which they live at this year's Hometown Heroes Breakfast.

Bob and Kathy Werner became involved in Habitat for Humanity in 1997 on a whim. Their church had volunteered to help and Bob begged Kathy to join him. That even changed their lives. Together they now do everything from setting up excavation crews to framing the house.

Friday, the received the Guernsey County Hero Award.

"I've...

September 9, 2013 - 4:29pm
43 weeks 2 days ago

Do you know someone who is selfless, courageous and inspires the lives of others? If so you can nominate that person to become a Hometown Hero.

The Muskingum Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is gearing up for their 8th annual Hometown Hero Breakfast and Ceremony and they need more nominations. There are 13 categories of heroes that will be recognized during the event.

"We also have healthcare heroes ,we have an education hero, for the teachers out in the community...

November 30, 2012 - 11:32am
1 year 31 weeks ago

Select individuals were honored Friday morning, for going above and beyond their ordinary duties for the good of the community...

The Muskingum Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross held its 7th Hometown Heroes breakfast at North Terrace Church of Christ Friday morning. The heroes were chosen for exhibiting courage, compassion, and unselfishness in their chosen fields.

"We had 13 categories and 33 heroes. One of the categories was Public Safety and the Muskingum County...

October 28, 2011 - 11:21am
2 years 36 weeks ago

Citizens of three counties take a place of honor among those making positive contributions to our community.

The Muskingum Valley Chapter of the Red Cross honored 24 heroes in thirteen different categories during their annual breakfast. This year's Muskingum County Hero is a foster mother to over fifty children. She encourages others to help children.

"You got to have a lot of love," said Jennifer Miller Muskingum County Hero. "You have to have an awful lot of...

October 24, 2011 - 12:33pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

The nominations are in, and this Friday, 24 people will be honored for serving their communities.

The Hometown Heroes Breakfast celebrates those who go above and beyond their ordinary duties to help others.  Red Cross Development Director Troy Alford said a selection committee reviewed more than 50 applications to choose heroes for 13 categories.

"Our Muskingum County hero this year is Jennifer Miller, and she has fostered over 50 kids," said Alford.  "...

September 6, 2011 - 5:26pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

Do you know someone who has gone that extra mile in the southeast Ohio community? If so, the Muskingum Valley Red Cross is looking for you!

The Red Cross is accepting applications through September 15th for their 6th annual Hometown Heroes Breakfast honoring those who have been involved in many different sectors of the community.

"Education hero, senior hero, military hero, public safety hero, workplace hero, faith based hero, healthcare hero and heros to pets," said...

November 13, 2009 - 11:22am
4 years 34 weeks ago

Though the twelve award winners at this year's American Red Cross Hometown Heroes Breakfast come from different backgrounds, one thing they have in common is service to the community and others.

Each recipient represents a different kind of hero from military to healthcare to education. Choosing heroes is no easy task. A committee sifted through thirty nominees to find those they consider the best in Perry, Muskingum and Morgan counties.

"We live in a very special community...

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