The City of Sevierville Police Department, in partnership with MEDIC Regional Blood Center and our area first responder agencies, has organized a blood drive scheduled for 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3, at the Sevierville Civic Center.
The Battle of the Badges blood drive is a friendly competition amongst area first responder agencies in an effort to save lives through blood donations. Residents will be able designate an agency when donating blood and the agency with the most donations during the event will be the winner! All donors will also receive a free MEDIC gift and a free Texas Roadhouse appetizer.
The following first responder agencies are participating in the event:
• Sevierville Police Department
• Sevierville Fire Department
• Sevier County Sheriff’s Office
• Pigeon Forge Police Department
• Pigeon Forge Fire Department
• Gatlinburg Police Department
• Gatlinburg Fire Department
• Sevier County Emergency Management Agency
• Sevier County E911
• Sevier County Ambulance Service.
“I’m sure our community will come out to support this event,” said SPD Chief Joseph Manning. “With your help, we will be able to save more lives.”