Shred Day to be held at River Cities Bank
For the Rapids City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Protect yourself from identity theft by bringing your sensitive documents, old tax returns, bank statements, cancelled checks, and other items to be securely shredded on Sept. 11 at River Cities Bank.
Each individual can shred up to two 18” x 10” boxes for free, with a nominal charge for additional items. Documents brought in to be shredded do not need to have the staples removed.
One dollar will be donated to United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties for each pound of paper shredded, with a maximum donation of $2,000.
The Shred Day event will be held Sept. 11, 10:30 a.m. – noon, or until maximum capacity is reached, at the River Cities Bank, 1601 Lincoln St., Wisconsin Rapids.
According to www.thebalance.com, the five types of documents to shred to prevent identity theft include: Documents containing financial information, such as copies of bank and credit card statements older than three years; also, shred cancelled checks, voided checks, online purchase orders, etc.; Documents containing personal information, including your date of birth, social security number, address, phone number or driver’s license number; Documents containing account information like your account numbers, user names and passwords; Junk mail usually contains a computer barcode on the front that can sometimes contain personally identifying information; and child- and school-related mail, such as medical records and school information.