heroes redcross 300HOPKINSVILLE (10/18/13) — Every year, the Tennessee Valley Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross works with thousands of volunteers to help save lives. Recently, several Hopkinsville volunteers were selected to be honored as true “Hometown Heroes”. Winners were honored with a luncheon and awards ceremony, Tuesday, Oct. 8.

This year, Hopkinsville High School received the award for Sponsor Partnership Award. Major Keith Haas and the members of the ROTC program at Hopkinsville High School were honored for their outstanding contributions to the American Red Cross. Shown are Red Cross Board Chairman Matt Holt, ROTC Cadet Leader Loan Nguyen, ROTC Cadet Leader Colton Johnson, Hass, Red Cross CEO Tim Ryerson.

Hopkinsville High School began holding blood drives with the Red Cross in May 2011, and have committed to holding two blood drives a year. Their partnership has made a major impact on the community. Hopkinsville High has collected 353 units of life-saving blood since May 2011.

SurfKY News
Information provided by American Red Cross

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - June 30, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, June 30.… Read More

Another ‘Welcomed’ Sign

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — The new Roses sign adorns the front of the old Kmart building on Madison Square Drive… Read More

Most Read This Week

June 25, 2015 4384

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4219

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3333

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3233

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News
June 25, 2015 3152

Fundraiser Planned for Family of Trooper Eric…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44742

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 11187

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

June 29, 2015 3144

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 2807

Earlingman Faces Multiple Charges after Alleged…

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1160

Hope2All Food Bank Opens in Drakesboro

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1110

KRS Accounting Fraud Created Pension Crisis

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 30, 2015 971

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 857

Another ‘Welcomed’ Sign

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
June 30, 2015 738

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 714

UofL School of Dentistry Ranked No. 2 in the…

by UofL Health Sciences News
June 29, 2015 673

Muhlenberg Allstars 9-10 Fall to Warren North

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 526

PSC Approves Settlement in KU, LG&E Rate Cases

by Andrew Melnykovych