Posts Tagged ‘id_theft’

Spring is in the Air…..

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

My husband’s grandma always said “Spring is sprung, the grass is ris, I wonder where the birdies is?”  I’m just wondering where Spring is!!  Regardless of the temperature outside, the calendar has told us Spring is here and the IRS is telling us taxes are due!

If you are like me, you are thinking about the spring cleaning you promise to do every year,  and wondering where to put all that junk!  You might also be scrambling to get your taxes done, and going through piles of paper that you kept around all year “just in case”.   Many people make the mistake of just putting those unneeded papers in their garbage, not bothering to shred it, leaving themselves and their personal information available to some very crafty people. (more…)

Shredding Events October 23 and November 13

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Help prevent identity theft. Get your old documents safely shredded, for free.

This message brought to you on behalf of North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper.  Check with local sponsor for event changes.

October 23, 2010

RALEIGH SHRED-A-THON (Wake County)
“Secure Your ID” Day
Saturday, October 23rd | 8am-12:30pm
Coastal Federal Credit Union
1000 St. Albans Drive, Raleigh
Local Sponsors: BBB, National Foundation of Credit Counseling

November 13, 2010

CARY SHRED-A-THON (Wake County)
“America Recycles Day” (more…)

Shred-a-thon Set For August 27, 2010

Friday, August 13th, 2010

This message brought to you on behalf of North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper.
Check www.ncdoj.gov for event changes. The NC Department of Justice does not endorse any business or charity.

It's shred-a-thon time

Local sponsors are donating their time and resources to sponsor a free shred-a-thon in your area. (more…)

Shred-a-thons April 17 & April 24 in Wake County

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Events are for April 17 and April 24, 2010.

Local sponsors are donating their time and resources to sponsor a free shred-a-thon in your area. Shred-a-thons are a perfect way to destroy old tax records, checks, employment records or credit applications. You do NOT need to remove staples and paper clips from the documents. It usually takes about 10 minutes to drop off your documents and get them shredded. Please pass along this information to co-workers, neighbors and friends. It is a free service for individuals with personal documents offered to help prevent identity theft.  (more…)

America Recycles Day: November 14, 2009

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

City of Raleigh: America Recycles Day

When?

Saturday, November. 14, 2009

What is it?

Bring your old documents to get them shredded and recycled. See them shredded before your own eyes.

  • Recycling and waste reduction information.
  • Fun and games.
  • Extra recyclables around? Bring them!
  • We’ll also take your household alkaline batteries (separate from paper).

Where do I go?

Oak Park Shopping Center
6001 Glenwood Avenue
9:00 a.m. – Noon

Partners

  • ProShred Security for providing free shredding
  • Connell Realty, management of Oak Ridge Shopping Center for hosting the event

Shred-a-thons on October 17, 2009

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

This message brought to you on behalf of North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper.

Local sponsors are donating their time and resources to sponsor free shred-a-thons in your area. Identity Theft tips will also be available. Shred-a-thons are a perfect way to destroy old tax records, checks, employment records or credit applications. You do NOT need to remove staples and paper clips from the documents. It usually takes about 10 minutes to drop off your documents and get them shredded.

RALEIGH – SHRED-A-THON (Wake County)
BBB National “Secure Your ID” Day
Saturday, October 17, 2009 from 8:30am – 1:00pm
Ridgewood Shopping Center, Raleigh
On the corner of Wade Avenue and Ridge Rd.
Local Sponsors: Better Business Bureau Foundation, ProShred

APEX – SHRED-A-THON (Wake County)
Saturday, October 17, 2009 from 10:00am – 2:00pm
Apex Town Hall
73 Hunter Street, Apex
Local Sponsors: Attorney General Roy Cooper, Apex Police Dept., A Shred Ahead

Please pass along this information to co-workers, neighbors and friends. It is a free service offered to help prevent identity theft.

Late Sept & Early Oct Shred-a-thons

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Information from Attorney General Cooper Shred-a-thons:
Local sponsors are donating their time and resources to sponsor a free shred-a-thon in your community. Identity Theft tips will be provided. Shred-a-thons are a perfect way to destroy old tax records, checks, employment records or credit applications. You do NOT need to remove staples and paper clips from the documents. It usually takes about 10 minutes to watch the documents shred. This event is free to the public although local sponsors may be encouraging donations.

Please pass along this information to co-workers, neighbors and friends. It is a free service offered to help prevent identity theft.

CARY – SHRED-A-THON (Wake County)
Saturday, October 3, 2009
10:00am – 2:00pm
Crossroads Plaza
Walnut Street and US 1, Cary
Local Sponsors: NBC-17, Shred-It, NC Attorney General Cooper, Goodwill Industries

RALEIGH – SHRED-A-THON (Wake County)
Saturday, September 26, 2009
10:00am – 2:00pm
Tryon Place
Tryon Road, Raleigh
Local Sponsors: NBC-17, Shred-It, NC Attorney General Cooper, Goodwill Industries

WAKE FOREST – SHRED-A-THON (Wake County)
Saturday, September 26, 2009
10:00am – 2:00pm
Heritage Sub-division, Wake Forest
Local Sponsors: NBC-17, Shred-It, NC Attorney General Cooper, Goodwill Industries

Shred-a-thon September 12, 2009

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Local sponsors are donating their time and resources to sponsor a free shred-a-thon in your community. Identity Theft prevention tips will be available. Shred-a-thons are a perfect way to destroy old tax records, checks, employment records or credit applications. You do not need to remove staples and paper clips from the documents. It usually takes about 10 minutes to watch the documents shred.

Please pass along this information to co-workers, neighbors, and friends. It is a free service offered to help prevent identity theft. Brought to you in part by North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper.

Raleigh (Wake County) Shred-a-thon
Saturday, September 12th
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Villas at Centerview
(Take Jones Franklin exit off I-440. Head South on Jones Franklin. Take right onto Centerview.)
1310 Silver Sage Drive, Raleigh
Local Sponsors: Villas at Centerview, Shred-It