Four North Enders among Local Hero honorees

POULSBO — Four North Kitsap residents are among the 14 Local Heroes who will be honored at the American Red Cross’ annual West Sound Heroes Breakfast on March 1, 7-9 a.m. at the Kitsap Conference Center at Bremerton Harborside.

The breakfast celebrates local people who have made a difference in Kitsap and North Mason counties “by performing selfless and extraordinary acts in emergency situations.” More than 75 nominations were submitted to the Red Cross.

Here are the North Kitsap honorees and their awards.

- Call to Action Award: Jason Vanhulle, Poulsbo; Phil Contraro, Suquamish.
- Water Rescue Award: Josh Sluys, Kingston.
- Youth Hero Award: Skyler Tiefer, Poulsbo.

Event reservations are required; call (360) 377-3761, ext. 10201.

Presenting sponsors are Puget Sound Energy and State Farm Insurance. The breakfast host sponsor is Port Madison Enterprises.


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