American Red Cross Humanitarian Awards
2013 NOMINATION FORM
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013
Do you know a local Humanitarian? They can be hard to classify, but
each displays courage, dedication, concern or a conviction. They have that “something”
that moves and inspires them to do more and to be more.
On Tuesday, March 19, 2013,
American Red Cross will recognize individuals exemplifying courage, kindness
and unselfish character at our 14th Annual Humanitarian Awards Luncheon.
Local heroes will be selected from nominations submitted by the community. These
outstanding individuals should fall into one of the following categories: 1) Good Samaritan –
Youth (18 and younger); 2) Good Samaritan – Adult; 3) Red Cross
Volunteer-Disaster; 4) First Responder.
Please complete and return the form, along with a one page, double-spaced
typewritten statement about your nominee.
Use the essay to tell a compelling story about why your nominee should
Nomination forms must be received by 4:45 PM, March 1, 2013. Nomination forms become the property of the Red Cross and will not be returned.
The Humanitarian Awards judging committee will be comprised of civic and community leaders. All nominations will
be verified by a representative of the Red Cross. Decisions are final.
Nominees must live or work in Anderson County.
If selected, nominees must be available for promotions events and able to attend the Humanitarian
Awards Luncheon, Tuesday, March19, 2013, 11:30-1:00, at The Doubletree Hotel in
Oak Ridge. The Red Cross will host each finalist and one guest (two guests for
Youth finalists) at the luncheon.
All finalists must sign information release forms authorizing the Red Cross unlimited permission
to use, publish and republish information about them and their likeness.
While many nominees
exhibit lifelong heroic behavior, nominators must highlight at least one event
or situation in the last two years.
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