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Bob Beachboard (left) and American Classic Barbershop owner Dave Box (right) are helping Wounded Warrior Project. (KEIZERTIMES/Craig Murphy)

Bob Beachboard (left) and American Classic Barbershop owner Dave Box (right) are helping Wounded Warrior Project. (KEIZERTIMES/Craig Murphy)

By CRAIG MURPHY
Of the Keizertimes

There is plenty old at American Classic Barbershop.

A couple of things that aren’t old at the business, located at 4196 River Road N: the age of the business itself (opened March 2011) and the fundraiser taking place Saturday, Aug. 3.

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday shop owner Dave Box and co-worker Bob Beachboard will be providing buzz cuts on a donation basis. All proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project, which helps soldiers hurt in Iraq and Afghanistan.

“It kind of snowballed,” said Box, a former deputy sheriff and state investigator. “We have a lot of veterans who come in here, some disabled in the Middle East. Just in talking to those guys and listening to their stories, I found out about Wounded Warrior. It’s a great charity.”


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