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Telling the stories of heroes among us in Northern Ohio

Jun 14, 2022

High School student Alexis Starnes is the winner of a Certificate of Merit, the highest honor bestowed by the American Red Cross on someone who used their Red Cross training to save or sustain a life.  On this episode, Alexis is joined by Erin Hosek, the Red Cross instructor who taught Alexis the lifesaving skills...


May 31, 2022

The winners of the 2022 Acts of Courage Awards hosted by the American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio describe the events that made them award winners.


May 17, 2022

Mike Thome, Division Vice President of the American Red Cross Central Atlantic Division and Emily Fortman, Division Disaster Executive discuss Sound the Alarm, the nationwide effort to install 50,000 smoke alarms across the country this spring, and how the program is modeled in part after a smoke alarm program begun...


Feb 22, 2022

The final three winners of the 2022 Acts of Courage Awards, hosted by the American Red Cross of Greater Akron and the Mahoning Valley tell their stories of heroism.


Feb 15, 2022

Barberton Middle School assistant principal Anthony Hermann explains how his training helped him save a choking student in the school cafeteria.