Grand Rapids (WZZM) - Every year, the Alliance for Health honors a group of people dedicated to improving the health of our community.

The Health Heroes Banquet is coming up in November here in West Michigan and among the recipients, one of the youngest heroes ever chosen.

His name is Devon Saliers, a 13 year old from Kentwood and he won the Conquering Hero Award.

He and his father Jon Saliers and mother Brittney Thurston share his story and why he wants to help children like himself.

Click on the video link to watch the segment.

Devon is one of seven Health Heroes being honored by the Alliance for Health.

The banquet is Tuesday, November 12th at 6pm at Watermark Country Club in Grand Rapids.

Tickets are 30 dollars each. To find more information about the Health Heroes, click here.