'Battle of the Badges'

Blood donor Brenda Gant of La Crescenta is helped by American Red Cross Tech Norma Svanoe during the annual county-wide L.A. County Sheriff's "Battle of the Badges" at the La Crescenta Valley Station. (Raul Roa/Staff Photographer / February 6, 2013)

Deputies and residents donated blood Wednesday in a regional "Battle of the Badges" competition.

A Red Cross mobile station parked outside of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station collected blood from more than 20 people, said Deputy Jorge Valdivia.


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