Herkimer, NY (WIBX) - Local citizens and organizations are being recognized for their contributions to the community today.

The American Red Cross announced its "Great Heroes" during a breakfast this morning at Herkimer County Community College.

And the Mohawk Valley's 2010 Non-Profit Executive of the Year, Kevin Crosley, received the Red Cross' 2012 Michael Cianfrooco Tribute to Humanity Award.

The honorees are:

Kevin Crosley, Herkimer Area Resource Center (HARC):                                                                 2012 Michael Cianfrocco Tribute to Humanity Award

Bonide Products Inc., 2012 Corporate Great Hero Award

Karen Anderson, Mary Haggerty Educator Award

Joanne McShane, Blood Services Award

Clare Lidano, Clara Barton Award

Whitesboro Fire Department, Emergency Responder Award

Dennis Thorp, Military Award

Michael Sportello, Military Award

T.R. Proctor High School Navy JROTC, Youth Leadership Award

To learn more about the Red Cross of the Mohawk Valley visit their website: www.redcrossmv.org.