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Call For Nominations for Heroes Among Us

Honorees To Be Feted At Annual Breakfast in March

MercyOne Waterloo and Cedar Falls Foundations are again looking for nominations for Heroes Among Us. The annual campaign recognizes people in the community who have gone above and beyond to ensure the well-being of others or shown great compassion and courage. Heroes can be nominated from anywhere in northeast Iowa with their heroic act needing to have occurred between Jan. 1, and Dec. 31, 2022.  Categories include:  Community service (individual or group);  Environmental (nature and animal efforts);  Good Samaritan (adult 21+); Good Samaritan (youth 20 and younger);  Medical/health care (physicians, nurses, EMTs, paramedics or caregivers);  Military (active duty, reserve, guard, individual or group);  Public safety (firefighter, law enforcement, security officer);  Workplace (heroic act in a workplace).

You can submit nominations online or pick up a form at the MercyOne foundation offices at 515 College Street in Cedar Falls or 3421 W 9th Street in Waterloo. Nominations are due at 5 p.m. on Jan. 13, 2023. The Heroes Among Us nomination committee will select winners to be recognized at a breakfast ceremony on March 23, 2023, at the Diamond Event Center in Cedar Falls.

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Scott Fenzloff

Scott has been with Coloff Media since 1995, and on the air in the Cedar Valley since 1989. You can catch Scott 6-10AM Mon-Fri on Cruisin KCFI, along with news updates at noon and 5PM.

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