Saturday Is Shred Day

According to the Better Business Bureau, more than 18 million Americans have been victims of identity theft over the past two years. This weekend the BBB is teaming up with Ascend Federal Credit Union to help area residents protect themselves from fraud. Ascend will host Shred Day on Saturday, April 21. People are welcome to bring old receipts to be shredded, in order to protect themselves from identity theft as much as possible, they should be sure to bring along old documents containing sensitive personal information. Shred Day will begin at 9 a.m. at the credit union on North Jackson St., and will continue till noon or until the truck collecting the shredded documents is full.