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American Red Cross and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno’s Third Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

Springfield MA - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield employees will participate in the Third Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive today from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Room 220 at City Hall. Mayor Sarno will once again give blood at 10:30 AM.  The drive is open to the public. Each donor will have the chance to vote for the Police or Fire Department upon their sign in. The department with the most votes will be awarded the Battle of the Badges trophy.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stated, “I would like to thank all those who continue to donate blood and raise awareness to bring out new blood donors in support of all our public safety officials. Be part of the team that helps save lives on and off the job. Please remember, hospital patients still depend on volunteer donors to receive life-saving transfusions.” 

Eligible donors are encouraged to set an appointment and donors of all blood types are currently needed. To schedule an appointment, please contact Caitlyn Julius at (413) 787-8018 or

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