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City Fire Department Wins Blood Drive Battle of the Badges

Susanville City Fire Chief James Moore and his staff came out on top in the United Blood Services 'Battle of the Badges'
Susanville City Fire Chief James Moore and his staff came out on top in the United Blood Services ‘Battle of the Badges’

United Blood Services announced Wednesday that the Susanville Fire Department is the winner of their 2015 Battle of the Badges, a contest between fire and law enforcement to see who could donate the most blood. According to Donor Recruitment Representative Alma Cartagena the fire department helped collect 206 units!

Pictured above are blood drive coordinators Renee Hopson, Diana Lindstrom and Donor Recruitment Representative Alma Cartagena presenting the award to Fire Chief James Moore, Fire Captain Mark Ward and Firefighter Leon Myers.

Become a blood hero by donating to the Susanville Blood Drive October 13th and 14th!

Every three seconds, someone in the United States needs blood and more donors are needed daily for trauma, surgery and cancer patients in our community. The blood you donate today can help save up to 2 lives. Since blood can’t be manufactured, we rely completely on volunteer blood donors.

The blood drive will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 905 Richmond Road on Tuesday, October 13th from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, October 14th, from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

To schedule your life-saving appointment, call 310-4060 or log on to www.bloodhero.com click donate blood use sponsor code SUSANVILLE.

Walk-ins are welcome just bring your I.D.

Bring your fast pass and save lives and time with our online health history. The health history must be completed the same day as the donation, it cannot be completed a day or two ahead of time. Start at www.UnitedBloodServices.org

Jeremy Couso
Jeremy Couso
SusanvilleStuff.com Publisher/Editor
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