SOURCE: Palisades Federal Credit Union

Palisades Federal Credit Union

October 02, 2012 16:36 ET

Palisades Federal Credit Union to Host 3rd Annual "Rockland County Shred It Day"

PEARL RIVER, NY--(Marketwire - Oct 2, 2012) - Palisades Federal Credit Union, the largest Rockland County based Credit Union, will host their annual "Rockland County Shred It Day" on October 6th. The event is free to all residents and will take place from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Credit Union's Nanuet branch.

"As Rockland County's community Credit Union, we strive to provide our members and the local community with financial security and protection," explained Mark Welshoff, President & CEO of the New York Credit Union. "We understand the severity of identity theft and fraud and are delighted to once again provide preventative services, such as Shred It Day to the Rockland County community." The NY Credit Union, who founded this annual event, is inviting any individual who lives, works, worships or volunteers in Rockland County to participate in this year's festivities by shredding documents that contain personal identifying information such as, social security numbers, account information, addresses, and telephone numbers. 

WHO:  Palisades Federal Credit Union
WHAT:  Rockland County Shred It Day -- Free Document Shredding
WHERE:  Palisades Federal Credit Union Nanuet Branch:
240 East Route 59 Nanuet, NY 10954
WHEN:  Saturday, October 6th from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.
WHY:  To help community members protect themselves against identity theft by shredding papers containing confidential information.
COST: Free for all personal documents -- Businesses may only shred up to 10lbs

The Shred trucks will be in front of the Credit Union's Nanuet branch during the event. Individuals who participate will watch their documents being shredded and have a chance to win a $100 American Express Gift Card. Anyone who opens a paper-less dividend checking account with direct deposit during the event will get an additional $100 bonus deposited into their new account. 

About Palisades Federal Credit Union
Headquartered in Pearl River, NY, Palisades Federal Credit Union (www.palisadesfcu.org), with more than $160 Million in assets, is the largest Rockland County based Credit Union. The Credit Union operates 4 branches and provides full service banking products and surcharge-free access to over 45,000 ATMs and 4,000 branches nationwide. Credit Union membership, a Credit Union credit card and Credit Union loans are open to anyone who lives, works, studies, volunteers or worships in Rockland County, NY. 

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