MembersAlliance offers free Community Shred Day April 28
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As part of Rockford’s fifth annual Money Smart Week, MembersAlliance Credit Union will offer a free Community Shred Day from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 28, in their parking lot at 2550 S. Alpine Road (corner of Alpine and Harrison) in Rockford. Anyone is welcome to take advantage of this free service to dispose of personal papers and unwanted documents in a safe, secure way. Paper Recovery Service Corporation of Loves Park will be providing the on-site shredding at the credit union’s drive-up parking lot area on April 28. A maximum limit of 100 lbs. or two boxes per car is requested, please, so that everyone can be helped. Enter off South Alpine Road into the shopping center and drive south to the credit union’s drive-up area. The Community Shred Day is one way the credit union can help members in our community prevent identity theft.
This event is one of more than 85 free classes, seminars and activities promoting financial education that will take place during Rockford’s fifth annual Money Smart Week Illinois, April 21-28. Coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and its Money Smart partners, Money Smart Week is designed to educate consumers about money management and create awareness of financial education programs on a wide range of topics such as budgeting, saving, retirement and using credit wisely. The educational activities will be carried out by more than 65 local financial institutions, community groups, businesses, schools, and nonprofit organizations.
MembersAlliance Credit Union is a full-service financial institution serving Winnebago, Boone and Ogle counties. They offer five convenient locations including three inside Walmart stores in Rockford and Rockton.
For information, call MembersAlliance Credit Union at (815) 226-2260, (800) 426-2260, online at www.membersalliance.org, or visit them on Facebook.
Posted April 25, 2012
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