FARMINGTON — The American Red Cross in New Mexico is accepting nominations of community heroes for its annual Real Heroes Recognition Breakfast.

The winners are selected by an advisory committee of community leaders. Categories include humanitarian, youth, Good Samaritan, military, firefighter, water safety, emergency medical, disaster relief, workplace, education, law enforcement and animal rescue.

The nomination deadline is April 18.

Nominees must reside in, be employed in or be stationed in New Mexico. The nominees must have performed their heroic act during the last year.

To nominate a hero, go to