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Boots and Badges To Compete In Blood Drive At Historic Armory

(MENA)  The Mena Police and Fire Departments, along with the Polk County Sheriffs Department will be battling each other during the annual Mena Boots and Badges Community Challenge Blood Drive on Monday, June 24th at the old historic Armory in downtown Mena.

The event will take place from Noon to 6 p.m.

Fire Chief Steve Egger, Police Chief Tommy Stueart and Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer each believe that their respective department will get the most donations.

You can make it interesting by choosing which department will be credited with your blood.

Officials are asking that you “Be A Hero… Give Blood” and go out that day to make a difference in the community. The event is co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain and the Arkansas Blood Institute.

Each donor will receive one entry to Magic Springs and also a limited edition Boots & Badges T-Shirt, while they last. To schedule an appointment for the event, call (877) 340-8777 or visit

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