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Redwood Credit Union Offers Free Document Shredding Event in Ukiah

RCU employees Hana and Earl at last year’s Ukiah Shred-a-Thon

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

Ukiah, Calif - Redwood Credit Union (RCU) is hosting a free document shredding event for the Mendocino County community on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of their branch at 195 S. Orchard Ave. in Ukiah. The popular annual Shred-a-Thon event will feature free document shredding provided by Shred-It and electronic waste (e-waste) collection by Conservation Corps North Bay.

Attendees may bring up to three standard-sized boxes (15"x12"x10") of confidential documents for shredding, such as old financial statements, canceled checks, and credit card offers. Attendees will also be able to recycle electronic waste—old computers, monitors, printers, cell phones, and other personal electronics.

"Shredding old financial documents and other confidential paperwork is one of the best measures people can take to protect themselves from identity theft," said Todd Andrus, Redwood Credit Union’s Ukiah branch manager. "We're happy to provide this free service for the community to help people securely dispose of their sensitive documents."

For additional information about the event, including a list of acceptable e-waste for recycling, visit www.redwoodcu.org/shred.

About Redwood Credit Union

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 and investment services, and more. The credit union also offers insurance and discount auto sales through its wholly owned subsidiary. RCU has over $4.5 billion in assets and serves more than 335,000 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, Instagram at @Redwoodcreditunion, and Twitter at @Redwoodcu for news and updates.

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