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Newport police, fire compete at blood drive

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

January 28, 2010 12:32:50 AM PST
The Newport police and fire departments sponsored a Battle of the Badges blood drive on Wednesday to promote donating blood.The agencies were involved in the friendly competition to see who can donate the most blood.

Due to the amount of interest in the event, a second donation day was added for Feb. 2 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the police department's auditorium. The event is open to the public.

If you would like to schedule a donation time, call (949) 644-3667, or visit https://www.givelife.org/ and enter the sponsor code "badge."