Public can donate blood in support
The Madera Police Department, along with other local law enforcement agencies and emergency personnel will compete to save lives through blood donations. A trophy will be awarded to the agency with the most donors. The public is invited to donate in support.
The Central California Blood Center bloodmobile will be at Madera City Hall, 205 W. 4th St. on Tuesday, May 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A barbecue will be held during the drive and all donors will receive a commemorative Battle of the Badges T-shirt.
This is the 13th annual Battle of the Badges, a weeklong event that has seen more than 20,000 people donate blood over the years to help patients in Valley hospitals...