Red Cross' "Battle of the Badges" Open To EVERYONE!

May 21, 2022 at 08:02 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY)  Each year the Heart of Tennessee's American Red Cross Chapter sponsors a BATTLE OF THE BADGES blood drive. Not only is this event open to firefighters, police and all first-responders, but to the PUBLIC as well.

Red Cross Executive Director John Mitchell noted, "It is open to anyone in the community to sign up and support the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive, and with the blood supply being critically low--this would be a tremendous opportnity to save local lives during the coming summer months.  All venues are open to the public, for everyone. "

BATTLE OF THE BADGES donation locations:

Wed. (June 1, 2022) 1:00-7:00PM  Patterson Park Community Centet (521 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd) Murfreesboro

Fri. (June 3, 2022) 8:00AM - 5:00PM  Rutherford County Sheriff’s Dept. (940 New Salem Road) Murfreesboro

Wed. (June 8, 2022) Noon - 6:00PM  Murfreesboro Police Dept. (1004 N. Highland Ave.) Murfreesboro                             

Mon. (June 13, 2022) 11:00AM- 5:00PM  MFRD Station #4 (1321 Medical Center Parkway) Murfreesboro

Tue. (June 14, 2022) 1:00 - 7:00PM  LifePoint Church (Entrance D, 506 Legacy Drive) Smyrna

Fri. (June 17, 2022) 9:30AM - 3:30PM  Lavergne City Hall (5093 Murfreesboro Rd.) Lavergne, TN 37086

The Murfreesboro Red Cross is located at 501 Memorial Blvd., and donors also have the opportunity to give blood there. The Red Cross' advance sign-up enables the community to sign-up in advance, complete the paperwork on-line and make an appointment for the time that fits your schedule. For more information, phone 1-800-RED Cross (1-800-733-2767).