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September 7, 2013

Field of Honor rises on Bartlet Mall

Ceremony set for tomorrow

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“Some (buy) for very personal reasons,” he said.

Proceeds from the Field of Honor are used to fund the Exchange Club’s numerous programs, including efforts to prevent child abuse, a scholarship program, the Kids as Peacemakers mural program, a harbor tour for clients in a local adult daycare, annual dinners for the Salvation Army, the Kids Day in the Park event during Yankee Homecoming, and the club’s efforts to supply coloring books and teddy bears to local police departments to give to children in the event of an emergency.

To purchase a flag online, visit www.healingfield.org/newburyport-ma. Flags may also be purchased from an Exchange Club member or at the booth on the Mall.

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