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BURNSVILLE, Minn. - A series of five community shred events will be held next Saturday, Apr. 12 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The free events, which provide metro residents with the opportunity to securely dispose of sensitive documents and information, are part of a series of Secure Your ID Day events hosted by BBBs across the country each spring and fall.

The event is being offered by the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota and US Federal Credit Union along with the Minnesota Department of Commerce and Shred Right.

Event attendees and small business owners are invited to bring up to two boxes of documents or floppy discs for free shredding at the following USFCU Twin Cities locations:

  • Bloomington, 2772 East 82nd St.
  • Burnsville, 1400 Riverwood Drive
  • Fridley, 6303 Old Central Ave N.E.
  • Lakeville, 7644 160th Street
  • Shakopee, 4290 Dean Lakes Blvd.

Better Business Bureau and Minnesota Department of Commerce staff will provide information to event attendees on how to secure personal information and avoid fraud.

For more information or questions, go to the BBB at www.bbb.org.

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