Program to honor local heroes


The area chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking nominations for its Heroes of South Central Pennsylvania program.

Busy schedules over the holidays led to a sharp drop in donations of blood and platelets, according to the American Red Cross.

The event is designed to honor ordinary people who have made extraordinary contributions that have impacted the lives of area residents.

The nomination deadline is Monday, Aug. 21. Nominees must be available to attend a recognition event on Thursday, Nov. 16.

Nominees must live in or have performed the heroic act in York, Adams, Franklin or Fulton counties and it must be either ongoing or have been performed between Aug. 18, 2016, and Aug. 18, 2017.

Nominations can be submitted at Nomination forms are also available by contacting Kim Maiolo at or 717- 234-3101, ext. 1270.