Chuck Martin/News The annual blood drive challenge between the Mount Vernon police and fire departments ended in a tie this year as both departments set a record by donating 18 pints of blood. On behalf of the Red Cross, Mayor Richard Mavis presented the rotating plaque that goes to the winner each year. He said the police will keep the plaque for the first six months, then turn it over to the fire department for the next six. Representing the departments were, from left, Caleb Haught and Nick Cockrell from the fire department, and Nick Holdren from the police department.

Chuck Martin/Mount Vernon News

The annual blood drive challenge between the Mount Vernon police and fire departments ended in a tie this year as both departments set a record by donating 18 pints of blood. On behalf of the Red Cross, Mayor Richard Mavis presented the rotating plaque that goes to the winner each year. He said the police will keep the plaque for the first six months, then turn it over to the fire department for the next six. Representing the departments were, from left, Caleb Haught and Nick Cockrell from the fire department, and Nick Holdren from the police department. Request this photo

 

 

Chuck Martin: 740-397-5333 or cmartin@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

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