The and Fire departments and Greenwich Emergency Medical Service will be engaging in a bit of friendly competition Saturday when members roll up their sleeves for the annual Battle of the Badges blood drive.

Each year members of each of the town's emergency service department hold the drive and recruit friends and the public in the competition to see which department donates the most blood to the .

The blood drive will be held at the Greenwich Police Public Safety Complex, 11 Bruce Pl., from 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

The won the inaugural Battle of the Badges in 2008. The police department won in 2009 and 2010.

For more information, call the Greenwich Red Cross at 203-869-8444.

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