Free document shredding offered on Saturday

From 9 a.m. to noon at Greenfield Grange

Several area law enforcement agencies are sponsoring a “Community Shred Event” to be held Saturday .

The event will be from 9 a.m. to noon in the Greenfield Guiding Star Grange Hall at 401 Chapman St., Greenfield.

This three-hour event will be open to all Franklin County residents, but this is for residential shredding, not open to businesses.

Consumer fraud and identity thefts are on the rise, according to officials.

The event is being sponsored by he Greenfield TRIAD/ Seniors and Law Enforcement Together Council, in partnership with the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, Franklin Sheriff’s Office and Pro-Shred Inc.

Franklin County residents are welcome to bring as many boxes of documents as they would like. Documents such as old bills, credit card information, canceled checks or any materials that may have personal identifying information can be shredded. All documents will be shredded on-site.

For further information, call Chris Geffin at the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, 413-437-5747 or Karen McCormick at Greenfield TRIAD at 413-772-0306.

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