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Redwood Credit Union Offers Upcoming Free Document Shredding Event in Napa

"Shred-a-Thon" helps community protect confidential information

Napa, Calif.Redwood Credit Union (RCU) is hosting a free document shredding event for the community on Saturday, July 8, 2017, from 9 a.m. to noon at the County of Napa Sullivan Lot on the corner of Coombs St. and Fourth St. The popular Shred-a-Thon event will feature free document shredding provided by Shred-It.

“Shredding old financial documents and other confidential paperwork is one of the best measures people can take to protect themselves from identity theft,” said Lindsay Jones, RCU’s Napa branch manager. “We’re happy to provide this free service for the community to help people securely dispose of their sensitive documents.”

Attendees may bring up to three banker-sized boxes (15”x12”x10”) of confidential documents for shredding, such as old financial statements, canceled checks, credit card offers, and other outdated documents that contain personal information.

Monetary donations will also be accepted at the event to benefit Puertas Abiertas Community Resource Center, an organization that works hand in hand with Latinos to inspire and achieve healthy living, self-sufficiency, and opportunities for leadership and community engagement.

For additional information about the event, visit www.redwoodcu.org/shred. RCU also offers helpful guidelines on when to shred documents at www.redwoodcu.org/ask-rcu/article?kbid=919.

About Redwood Credit Union

Redwood Credit Union’s Napa branch is located at 1705 First Street. Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking to consumers and businesses in the North Bay and San Francisco. RCU offers complete financial services including checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, wealth management, investment and financial planning services, and more. The Credit Union also offers insurance and discount auto sales through their wholly-owned subsidiary. RCU is over $3.5 billion in assets and serves over 285,000 Members with full-service branches from San Francisco to Ukiah, more than 30,000 fee-free network ATMs nationwide, and convenient, free online and mobile banking. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit www.redwoodcu.org, or follow RCU on Facebook at facebook.com/redwoodcu and Twitter at @Redwoodcu for regular news and updates.

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