(Festus, Crystal City) In one week, the Festus-Crystal City Elks Lodge will again host the annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive. Ashleigh Smit is a paramedic with the Joachim-Plattin Ambulance District. She says this American Red Cross Blood Drive will allow area first responders to get bragging rights…but that’s all up to the donors.
The Battle of the Badges American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held next Monday, August 14th at the Festus-Crystal City Elks Lodge from Noon until 7 PM. You can log on to Red Cross Blood dot org to schedule a time to donate blood.