Local Cops & Firemen to Assist Red Cross Today in "Badges & Hoses" Blood Drive

JUNE 16, 2005 - Posted at 7:39 a.m. CDT

JONESBORO, AR - Local police and firefighters will join together today and tomorrow in assisting the American Red Cross with the "Badges & Hoses" blood drive at St. Bernard's Auditorium in Jonesboro.

The two-day drive comes as local emergency blood supplies in northeast Arkansas are at a critically low level, according to Red Cross officials.

Today's drive begins at 11 a.m. and will continue until 4 p.m.  Friday's hours are set for 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.