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The Red Cross honors extraordinary acts of courage and kindness

by Colin Downey, American Red Cross Director of Communications, Western Washington Region

Posted on March 14, 2014 at 4:29 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 17 at 9:58 AM

The American Red Cross Serving King and Kitsap Counties is putting final touches on its annual Heroes Breakfast and we are pleased to announce our own Kim Holcomb will be the Emcee!

  • Thursday, March 20 from 7:30 – 9a.m.
  • American Red Cross King County Heroes Breakfast
  • American Red Cross, local heroes, sponsors and guests
  • Washington State Convention Center
  • To honor local heroes and support the mission of the American Red Cross

This year’s event marks the 18th annual Heroes Breakfast for the King and Kitsap chapter.

The breakfast will recognize ten local heroes whose extraordinary acts of courage and kindness have exemplified the humanitarian spirit of the Red Cross.

To RSVP, please contact Kayla Lehrman at or (206) 726-3543. Visit for more information.


If you can's make it to the breakfast, be sure and tune-in to Evening Magazine, where we'll be sharing many of the individual Heroe's stories later this spring! 

Evening Magazine airs weeknights at 7:30pm on KING. 


About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or join our blog at