"Real Heroes" Honored in NorthCentral Wisconsin

The American Red Cross North Central Chapter is reconginizing acts of courage and kindness from "real" people in our communities. On Thursday, March 7th the Red Cross named their "Real Hero Award" winners for Lincoln, Marathon, and Portage Counties.

They include:

Heathcare Award Hero: David Keefe, Brian Mach, Pat Peckham, and Dr. Fernado Riveron

Youth Hero: Peyton Medick and Kolten Craft

Community Hero: Barb Jacob

Good Samaritan Hero: Greg Congdon

Law Enforcement Hero: Lt. Mark Wagers and Officer Jacob Albee

Corporate Hero: RMM Solutions

American Red Cross Hero: Fred Strasser, Gary Vroman, and Terrill Menzel

NewsChannel 7's Amy Pflugshaupt served as the emcee.

If you know someone who has extended a helping hand or displayed an exemplary amount of courage contact Wendy Savage at wendy.savage@redcross.org or at 715-409-0815.

You can also click on the link below to see the "Real Hero" Nomination Form.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@wsaw.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.

powered by Disqus
WSAW-TV 1114 Grand Ave. Wausau, WI 54403
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 196235141 - wsaw.com/a?a=196235141