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County Sheriff’s Office Launches Flag Exchange Program

The Bucks County Sheriff’s Office is collecting worn flags.

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The Bucks County Sheriff’s Office has launched a patriotic initiative entitled “Making Old Glory New Again.”

The program allows residents to exchange their weathered American flags for new ones, Sheriff Fred Harran announced.

The flag exchange program started on November 2 and operates at several locations throughout the county.

The initiative, commemorating Veterans Day, is supported by a $2,500 donation from Parx Casino to the Bucks County Sheriff Community Spirit Fund.

Park Casino presented the check on October 26 to Harran and Cpl. Todd Kessler.

Residents of Bucks County are encouraged to bring their torn and worn flags to designated exchange sites to receive a free replacement while supplies last.

“This project is extremely simple, beneficial, and patriotic. It shows support not only for our veterans but also for our country. Through funds provided by Parx, the Bucks County Sheriff’s Office will provide a brand-new American flag to anyone turning in their used, weathered or worn American Flag,” said Harran.

The flag exchange is available at the sheriff’s office at the Bucks County Justice Center, 100 North Main Street, Floor B2, from Monday through Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The sheriff’s office outpost at the Lower Bucks County Government Services Center at 7321 New Falls Road in Bristol Township’s Levittown section has the same hours as Doylestown. The Upper Bucks County Government Services Center at 261 California Road in Richland Township is open Wednesday from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

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