The Pine Tree Chapter of the American Red Cross is now accepting nominations for its 14th annual Real Heroes Breakfast, cosponsored by WABI-TV5, at the Bangor Civic Center Thursday, Nov. 18.

“These are the men, women and children among us who have helped save lives through their courage and unselfish character,” said Chapter Executive Director Shannon Flavin. “They are ordinary individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary heroism.”

Nominees must live, study, or work in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Washington, Waldo, Knox or Hancock county, and must have performed their heroic act between July 2009 and August 2010. To make a nomination, call Mike Sirota at 941-2903, ext. 106, in Bangor, e-mail Mike at or go to for a downloadable nomination form.