SGV firefighters, police to face off on basketball court for charity in Arcadia

ARCADIA — San Gabriel Valley police officers and firefighters are once again preparing to face each other on the basketball court to raise money for the Special Olympics.
The “Battle of the Badges” is planned for Saturday at the Arcadia High School gym in, 180 Campus Drive in Arcadia, organizers said in a written statement.
Four games are scheduled.
San Gabriel police will take on San Gabriel Firefighters in a game at noon, followed by a game between Alhambra police and Alhambra firefighters at 2 p.m.
El Monte police will take on Los Angeles County firefighters from El Monte at 4 p.m., and Arcadia police officers and firefighters will square off at 6 p.m.
The cost of admission is a “donation of your choice” to the Special Olympics Southern California, organizers said.
For more information, contact Arcadia police Detective Walter Ashby at 626-574-5188.

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