The BBB Serving Mississippi and its partners have announced the fifth annual Community Shred Day Events on March 11-12, 2011 in Jackson, Hattiesburg, Tupelo and D'Iberville. The events have been rescheduled from an earlier date, due to the recent ice storm.
The purpose of the event is to promote consumer protection and awareness of identity theft, one of the fastest growing crimes in the country and the state. You are invited to bring up to 5 bags of your sensitive documents to be shredded for free. (No business documents or household garbage, please).
Events will be held at the following locations:
- Jackson: Home Depot, I-55 North. Friday, March 11, 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
- Hattiesburg: Home Depot, Highway 98 West. Friday, March 11, 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
- Tupelo: Wal-Mart Supercenter, North Gloster Street. Friday, March 11, 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
- D'Iberville: Wal-Mart Supercenter. Saturday, March 12, 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
The BBB's partners in the Shred Day events include Attorney General Jim
Hood, CredAbility (formerly The Consumer Credit Counseling Service of
Jackson), Secretary of State Delbelt Hosemann, BancorpSouth and
Mississippi State University Extension Service.
Sponsors include Shred-It, The Home Depot, Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, the
Leadership Council on Aging, Mississippi Department of Human Services
Division of Aging and Adult Services, and other Mississippi Consumer
Education Partnership members.