Superman Hall of Heroes Inaugural Event [Photos]

The Superman Hall of Heroes inducted it's first annual class of Heroes. Normal citizens ranging from a star basket ball player to a gourmet chef were awarded statues of Superman in New York City's Times Square this Tuesday. attended the ceremony and has brought you a photo gallery of all the honorees. From their official website, The Superman Hall of Heroes honors real everyday heroes — the people who make a positive difference in the lives of others. We celebrate the good in the world, from local heroes to national celebrities with philanthropic missions and personal stories of inspiration. The Superman Hall of Heroes focuses on the positive and reinforces the universal tenant that good does indeed triumph over evil. For more information and how join the Red Cape Crew click here. [caption id="attachment_96965" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


These are the first ever Superman Hall of Heroes statues handed out. Please, no blue Kryptonite jokes.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96964" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


Even seating at the Superman Hall of Heroes was... super.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96966" align="aligncenter" width="512"]


Each inductee had their own very cool banner... reminiscent of a Watchmen comic book cover.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96967" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


This little hero was wearing a 'Tiny Superheroes' t-shirt. 'Tiny Superheroes' was founded by Robyn Rosenberger, they make capes for children.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96970" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


Supermans Hall of Heroes making good use of the famous Times Square signage.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96971" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


Brad Globe, President of Warner Brothers Consumer Products accepts the award on behalf of Shaq who is currently announcing the NBA finals.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96972" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


David Burke, celebrity chef and philanthropist. After Hurricane Sandy he got his food truck up and running and started handing out free meals to those in need. He also sits on the board of Table to Table.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96973" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


2013 Teacher of the Year Jeffrey Charbonneau, one of the first members of the Hall of Heroes.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96974" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


Salvatore Giunta served his country heroically in Afghanistan and is first living person since the Vietnam War to earn the Medal of Honor.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96975" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


Rick and Dick Hoyt - AKA Team Hoyt. They already sound worthy of capes - but their work promoting awareness of A father and son in a wheelchair who compete in athletic events to promote awareness of the physically challenged.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96976" align="aligncenter" width="448"]


Alana Nichols a paralympic wheelchair basketball player and alpine skier.[/caption]


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Matthew Reeve[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96980" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


Matthew Reeve[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96981" align="aligncenter" width="576"]


Your introductory class of Heroes.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96982" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


Chef Superman? SuperChef?[/caption]


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Brad Globe[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96987" align="aligncenter" width="543"]


Jeff Charbonneau[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96988" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


Salvatore Giunta[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96989" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


Robyn Rosenberger[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96990" align="aligncenter" width="560"]


Salvatore Cassano, NYFD Commissioner[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96992" align="aligncenter" width="576"]


Della Britton Baeza is the president and Chief Exec. Officer of the Jackie Robinson Foundation.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_96993" align="aligncenter" width="448"]


Matthew Reeve, son of Christopher Reeve is on the board of directors of th Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.[/caption]