SOURCE: Palisades Federal Credit Union

Palisades Federal Credit Union

August 08, 2013 10:17 ET

Palisades Federal Credit Union to Host 4th Annual "Rockland County Shred Day"

PEARL RIVER, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 8, 2013) - Palisades Federal Credit Union, the largest Rockland County based Credit Union, will host their annual "Rockland County Shred Day" on August 17th. 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.

"According to Javelin Strategy & Research, nearly 12 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2012," explained Mark Welshoff, President & CEO of Palisades Federal Credit Union. With such growing prevalence, it is vital to be consciously aware of the threat and take proactive measures such as shredding personal and confidential information to protect against identity theft. As Rockland County's community Credit Union, we are committed to Rockland County and are proud to offer this service once again at no-cost to anyone who would like to participate."

The NY Credit Union, founders of this annual event, is inviting any individual who lives, works, worships or volunteers in Rockland County to participate in this year's festivities by safely 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, August 17th 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 -- Non-Member 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 $50 American Express Gift Card. Anyone who opens a paper-less 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 $150 Million in assets, is the largest Rockland County based Credit Union. The New York Credit Union operates 3 branches and provides full service banking products and surcharge-free access to over 55,000 ATMs and 4,000 branches nationwide. Credit Union membership, Credit Union Credit Cards and Credit Union loans are open to anyone who lives, works, studies, volunteers or worships in Rockland County, NY. 

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