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LAFCU invites public to Shred Day May 1


LAFCU HQ-West Branch.jpg – Free on-site document shredding at the LAFCU West Lansing Branch May 1 is open to the public.

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU is offering free document shredding to the public at the credit union’s Shred Day, Saturday, May 1, 10 a.m. to noon.

A mobile shredding truck will be at the LAFCU West Lansing Branch, 106 N. Marketplace Blvd., for on-site shredding. Each person may drop off up to four Bankers Boxes of materials to be shred. Masks will be required and social distancing measures will be in place.


“LAFCU offers this free service to the public to help keep our community safe from identity theft,” said Alyssa Troub, marketing and communications specialist. “The timing is good for those who have been cleaning out files during the pandemic.”

Recommended materials are documents that have identifying information for financial, medical and Social Security accounts. This includes receipts, address labels, bills, insurance claims, tax forms and checking, savings and loan statements.


About LAFCU

Chartered in 1936, LAFCU is a not-for-profit financial cooperative open for membership to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Michigan and to businesses and other entities located in Michigan. The credit union serves more than 69,000 members and holds over $915 million in assets. LAFCU offers a comprehensive range of financial products and services as well as an expanding complement of financial technology solutions. Members enjoy benefits such as low fees, low interest rates on loans, high yields on savings, discounts, knowledgeable employees and nationwide access to fee-free ATMs. A recipient of the national Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award for credit unions, LAFCU enriches the communities it serves by supporting many organizations and causes. To learn more about LAFCU, call 800.748.0228 or visit www.lafcu.com.

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