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Meet the May ABM Button Maker of the Month - Lana Anderson!

Meet the May ABM Button Maker of the Month - Lana Anderson!

This month, we proudly spotlight a young button maker who embodies all that we love about the ABM Button Maker of the Month program.  Lana Anderson is the owner of Small Things Matter and the VP of Projects for Difference Makers in Silver Spring, MD and she works hard to live up to the name by making a difference in the world at every opportunity.   Difference Makers is a student founded, student run organization, founded in 2009 by a group of Takoma Park Middle School students.  The club is currently primarily an after-school student service program at Takoma Park Middle School...

How to Create a Mail Merge List for Custom Name Buttons

How to Create a Mail Merge List for Custom Name Buttons

Creating a mail merge list using a .csv file is not only a time saver - it is also amazingly easy with Build-a-Button 5.0!  We are going to show you step by step how to turn that long list of names, jersey numbers or any other index of information into one-of-a-kind personalized badges of honor.   Personalized buttons have endless uses for everything from family reunions and conventions to sports teams and weddings.  They offer a considerable upgrade to the "Hello my name is" stickers of the past and will make your event look both professional and beautiful while providing a lasting...

Buttons for Change Partners With This Star Won't Go Out

Buttons for Change Partners With This Star Won't Go Out

Here at ABM we are so fortunate to have some of the best people in the world as our customers and it is through your generosity in the Buttons for Change program that we are able to change the world, one button at a time.  This month we are proud to share the most recent recipient of your generosity and the amazing story of Esther Grace Earl and her foundation, This Star Won’t Go Out. Esther (Persian for "Star") Grace was born on August 3, 1994 in Beverly, Massachusetts. She was always a spunky, energetic, creative kid, full of caring...

Meet Our Newest Button Maker of the Month!

Meet Our Newest Button Maker of the Month!

Each month here at American Button Machines we look for a button maker that exemplifies the ABM spirit and in March, we want to honor Jen Nold and her FRC Robotics Team 48.  Jen started with a 1" button machine from ABM to make buttons for her FRC Robotics Team.  FIRST Robotics Competitions are an international high school robotics competition where each year, teams of high school students and their mentors work during a six-week period to build game-playing robots and compete with other teams. Not only do they create fantastic robots, they are known for their amazing buttons!  Attend any FIRST event and...

2 Button Monkeys Shine as February's Button Makers of the Month!

2 Button Monkeys Shine as February's Button Makers of the Month!

What could be better than using an American Button Machine to spread happiness and smiles?  Using one to spread happiness, smiles AND encourage young children to read!  Teri Mattsen of Seattle, WA volunteers at a couple of the most underprivileged schools in her area and wanted to create a way to bring fun and excitement to the community while teaching the children to love reading.  So, she enlisted the help of a buddy, came up with an ingenious plan and just like that, 2 Button Monkeys was born!   First, they asked a class from each of the schools they volunteer...

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