Jamestown  (CSi)  Over 200 volunteers gave blood during last week’s three day Battle of the Badges blood drive in cooperation with Vitalant, Jan 3,4, 5 at the Jamestown Civic Center.

Those donating blood voted for  either Team Fire or Team Law.

The Jamestown Fire Department came out on top over the  Jamestown Police Department, with 109 votes to 96 votes, for a total of 205 volunteers, donating blood.

Vitalant says they need 250  daily volunteers to donate blood to reach area  blood needs.



Jamestown  (CSi)  The 4th Annual Battle of the Badges in Jamestown is January 3, 4 & 5, from 11:30-a.m. to 6-p.m., at the Jamestown Civic Center.

The battle, Team Fire vs. Team Law pits the Jamestown Police Department and Jamestown City Fire Department to see which department has the most blood donors earmarking their blood donation in their team’s name, in the form of a vote.

60% of individuals worldwide have the ability to donate, but only five percent donate the gift of life.