First annual Battle of the Badges in Denison

By: Nicolette Schleisman Email
By: Nicolette Schleisman Email

DENISON, TX -- Dozens of people rolled up their sleeves to give blood Friday at Denison's first "Battle of the Badges" blood drive.

Donors cast their votes for either denison police or fire departments.

The Texoma Regional Blood Center has collected 90 donations.

"There is an unrelenting need for blood, there's a constant need a constant usage going on. So donors need to understand when they come out and donate they're helping people all across their community and all the different hospitals," said Stacy Braddock, executive director for Texoma Regional Blood Center.

They plan to announce the winner of the blood drive Monday morning, and plan to make this an annual event.

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