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Newsfront - August 1, 2008

Nominate a hero

The American Red Cross Bay Area is seeking nominations for its annual heroes awards program in Contra Costa County in the following categories, for adults or youths:

* Life-Saving Hero: Some who performed an extraordinary life-saving act, using life-saving skills such as CPR or first aid;

* Act of Courage Hero;

* Act of Kindness and Philanthropy Hero;

* Community Service Hero, Individual;

* Community Service Hero, Organization;

* Animal Rescue Hero: An animal that has protected a human in a time of need or a person who has rescued an animal from a traumatic situation.

All nominees must work or reside in Contra Costa County, and the deadline is Aug. 15. Award recipients will be selected by a committee of community leaders. Nominations may be submitted online at

The heroes will be honored at a breakfast Oct. 17 at Scott's Restaurant and Garden in Walnut Creek.