American Flag Vending Machine

Currently I am working on that I’m looking for advice, and guidance on. I’m in a bit of jam and would greatly appreciate anyone interested in helping or have ideas please feel free to share.

In 2017 I started a volunteer group called Preserving Newbury, and last year we started a Community Flag Retirement Box which is located at the Byfield Fire Department. The high volume of flags the box continues to collects got me thinking – where are people replacing their flags? Why can’t they do it right here at the same time when they retire their flag? (FYI – several thousand flags have been connected at this location since 2016).

I tossed around this thought to a few people and then the idea came up of taking an old newspaper vending machine and converting into selling American Flags. So I reached out to the Daily News of Newburyport and explained to them the idea and within a few weeks they had an old newspaper box for the project.

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Operation Delta Dog – Fenway Park “Flag Day 2016”

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Flag Day 2016 / Operation Delta Dog

Building support for an organization that focuses on rescuing dogs from shelters and training them to be service dogs for veterans. It seem appropriate to do something with the Red Sox. The goal was to raise awareness, demonstrate training excises, and raise support and gather donations.

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