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Shorewood bank hosting a community shred day on Aug. 15

Heartland Bank and Trust Company will host a Community Shred Day on 1 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 15. Local residents and businesses may bring personal documents for secure, onsite shredding.
Heartland Bank and Trust Company will host a Community Shred Day on 1 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 15. Local residents and businesses may bring personal documents for secure, onsite shredding.

Heartland Bank and Trust Company will host a community shred day on 1 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 15.

Heartland Bank is offering this shred service free of charge at its 700 W. Jefferson St. branch in Shorewood. Event may end earlier than scheduled if shred truck fills to capacity.

Local residents and businesses may bring personal documents for secure, onsite shredding.

COPS, a service provider of document storage and disposal, will have its mobile shred unit on hand to destroy documents onsite.

People will be able to watch their documents being shredded through the unit’s observation window. Items with staples and paperclips can also be shredded.

There is a limit of five containers per visit.

Properly disposing of personal documents is one way for people to protect themselves from identity theft.

The Federal Trade Commission recommends shredding sensitive documents such as charge receipts, old utility bills, copies of credit applications, insurance forms, physician statements, unused checks, bank statements and expired charge cards.

For more information on how to prevent or report identity theft, visit ftc.gov/idtheft.

For more information on Heartland Bank shred days, visit hbtbank.com/shred-days.

Heartland Bank and Trust Company, headquartered in Bloomington, offers a complete line of financial services to commercial and retail customers.

For more information, visit the bank’s website at hbtbank.com.

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