Free Community Events Educate, Protect Consumers

April 24, 2014

On Saturday, April 26, 2014, Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is partnering with other community organizations and sponsors to present BBB Secure Your ID Day in three locations:

Financial Fitness Fair & BBB Secure Your ID Day
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Salvation Army Community Center
1701 C Street
Anchorage, Alaska

BBB Secure Your ID Day
Bridgeport Village
7455 SW Bridgeport Rd
Tigard, Ore.  off I-5 at exit 290

BBB Secure Your ID Day
Tacoma Dome
2727 East D Street
Tacoma, Wash. – Lot G

These free shredding events will include:

  • On-site, secure document shredding—limit of three bags or boxes per person.
  • Cell phone recycling by Verizon’s HopeLine—which wipes data and allocates devices to victims of domestic abuse.
  • Safe Streets will be providing free child fingerprinting and photo ID cards—Wash. only.
  • The first 150 attendees will receive discounted admission coupons to LeMay America’s Auto Museum—Wash. only.
  • Snacks and refreshments—Wash. and Alaska only.
  • Prizes—Wash. and Alaska only.

For more information on what to shred, read Securing Identities: A Step-by-Step Guide to Document Shredding.

These events are made possible by Better Business Bureau, Wells Fargo, Shred Alaska, United Way of Anchorage, CINTAS, Legal Shield, Safe Streets, Print NW, Boy Scouts of America Pacific Harbors Council, LeMay America’s Auto Museum, KIRO Radio, Tacoma Dome, Bridgeport Village, DirectBuy of Portland and Shred-It.

ABOUT BBB: For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington, founded in 1918 and serving more than 9 million consumers, is one of 113 local, independent BBBs in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In 2014, people turned to BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington more than 5 million times for BBB Business Reviews on more than 264,000 local businesses and for Charity Reports on more than 1,200 local charities, all available for free at