The annual Heroes Breakfast hosted by the Cape and Islands chapter of the American Red Cross honors community members who perform extraordinary acts of courage by saving someone’s life, helping rescue someone in need, or someone who donates countless hours of service to community organizations.
Here is the list of this year’s recipients:
Life Saving: Caleb Nicholson, Neal Farrell and JT Maher of Martha’s Vineyard, Austin
McDannald of Norwich, CT, Nicholas O'Donoughue of Arlington, MA, Wayne Bergeron of Dennis, Janake Christensen of North Truro and Henry Baker, Jr. of West Yarmouth
Good Samaritan: SSgt. Keith Soares of New Bedford and Eileen Redfield of South Yarmouth
Professional: Dr. Thomas Whelan of Orleans; Dep. Chief Anthony Pike, FF Tim Gula, LT
Ronald Deschamps, FF Gregory Baker, FF Mike Pires, FF Aaron Burns, FF Dana Medeiros, FF Leslie Vasconcellos of Orleans Fire Department; FF-Paramedic Donna Rex, FF EMT John Fleming, FF EMT-I Brian Tyson of Barnstable Fire Department; FF Paramedic Nathan Coughlan of Hyannis Fire Department and Dispatcher Micaela Pope of the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office in Bourne
Armed Forces: United States Coast Guard Helicopter Crew CG6037: Lt. Michael Feltovic, Lt. Michael Deal, AET2 Ethan Hill, AST2 Scott Leins, HS3 Kenneth Slagle, all of Air Station Cape Cod in Buzzards Bay
Individual with Disabilities: Jonah Shea of South Yarmouth
Mentor/Role Model: Ron Winner of Hyannis
Community Impact: Chaplain Dave Robbins of Mashpee
Community Service: E.J. Jaxtimer of Osterville
Red Cross Volunteer: Frank O'Laughlin of Marstons Mills
The event will be held at the Hyannis Resort and Conference Center April 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.