The Pekin area’s police and fire departments will host their annual Battle of the Badges blood donation drive Tuesday at City Hall.
City police, firefighters and the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Department will compete to lure the most donations in their departments’ name during the day-long event that’s also sponsored by the American Red Cross.
No matter which department donors choose, each will receive a coupon for a free pint of Culver’s “famous frozen custard.”
The event will take place from 7-11 a.m. and 1-5 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Pizza will be served after 11 a.m.
For appointments, call 478-5300 at the police department, 477-2387 at the fire department or 478-5607 at the sheriff’s department. Walk-in donations are also welcome.