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Safeguard Your Info In Laurelton

Shred Documents & Get Security Tips

Ridgewood Savings Bank will be sponsoring a Security Awareness Initiative and Shred Day in September at its Laurelton branch.

This event makes it easy and convenient for residents to shred their confidential financial documents, an important step in preventing identity theft. The bank will also provide helpful information on other ways to enhance security awareness and avoid becoming a victim of fraud.

“These timely programs are important on two levels: to educate the community about being security-minded with personal information and give them a chance to safely dispose of financial documents—a key aspect of preventive security,” said Peter M. Boger, Ridgewood Savings Bank chairman, president and chief executive officer.

The document shredding will be available for bank customers as well as all community residents this Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Laurelton branch, located at 230- 22 Merrick Blvd. in Laurelton. For more information, call 1-718- 276-3500.

Documents can be brought to the bank branch on the day of the event at the noted times (reservations not required); there is a two carton limit per household. USA Shred will shred the documents, compliments of Ridgewood Savings Bank.

In addition to offering this community service, Ridgewood Savings Bank will be providing a “Protect Privacy” booklet at its branch locations. The booklet includes various important security tips that can help people avoid fraud and gain peace of mind.

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