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Nominate Your Non-Profit Hero by August 10

August 3, 2020 - Texas League (TL) - Springfield Cardinals News Release

One week remains for Springfield Cardinals fans to send in their nominations for Non-Profit Heroes, presented by American National Insurance, to recognize local non-profit organizations that have stepped up during the COVID-19 pandemic.

All nominees should be local Southwest Missouri non-profit organizations who have made an impact on our community during COVID-19 and can be sent in at

Once the nomination period ends on Monday, August 10, the Cardinals will recognize one hero organization per week for eight weeks on and on all Cardinals social media platforms. All selected heroes will receive a digital media spotlight and an array of prizes to reward their efforts.

"We really appreciate American National Insurance teaming up with us to recognize heroes in our community," said Springfield Cardinals Vice President & General Manager Dan Reiter. "We've prided ourselves on our #FlyTogether Initiatives during the pandemic but also know that there have been so many organizations throughout our region that have really gone above and beyond in helping everyone get through this. We can't wait to shine the spotlight with American National on these deserving heroes."

Chuck La Tournous, Vice President of Marketing, Multiple Line Agencies at American National, said the program allows the entire community to engage with one another and spotlight acts of leadership.

"The Non-Profit Hero program is a great opportunity to help identify worthwhile causes and individuals throughout Springfield," La Tournous said. "We always strive to be active contributors in the communities we serve."

Fans have until August 10 to submit nominations for Non-Profit Heroes, presented by American National Insurance.

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