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July 01, 2011
Local Contact: Jordan Masi
Arizona State Credit Union
Telephone (602) 467-4133
jMarketing@azstcu.org

Arizona State Credit Unionā€˜s Battle Against Identity Theft Continues in East Flagstaff

Credit Union to Wrap Up First Leg of Shred-A-Thon Tour

PHOENIX, Ariz.Arizona State Credit Union’s Shred-A-Thon heads to East Flagstaff Tuesday, July 12, before starting its second half of the tour in downtown Flagstaff. This free event helps members of the community by raising awareness about the importance of shredding personal documents to protect against identity theft.

“It is an amazing sight to see associates and community members gather together to fight against identity theft,” said David E. Doss, President/CEO of Arizona State Credit Union. “As we approach the fourth of seven stops on a tour throughout the Credit Union’s Northern Arizona branches, we are hopeful that two Flagstaff events will provide community members the added convenience they need to come out and shred their old documents.”

Arizona State Credit Union hosted its most recent Shred-A-Thon event at its Chino Valley branch June 14. With business owners and community members lined up before the Shred It truck arrived, over 2,500 pounds of old documents were shredded and recycled – the equivalent of saving 12 trees.

Documents to bring to the Shred-A-Thons include bank statements, tax returns, medical bills, credit card statements and other personal documents. Arizona State Credit Union will offer $100 to anyone who opens a checking account with direct deposit during any of the events.

Shred-A-Thons will be hosted from 11 AM to 2 PM and are open to all members of the community. Below is a list of the remaining locations and dates:

East Flagstaff Tuesday, July 12
Flagstaff, Beaver St. Tuesday, August 9
Prescott Willow Creek Tuesday, September 13
Prescott Valley Tuesday, October 11

About Arizona State Credit Union
Arizona State Credit Union is a $1.3 billion full-service, not-for-profit financial cooperative with a statewide branch network serving the people of Arizona. More than 128,000 Arizonans turn to Arizona State Credit Union for outstanding service and value. Arizona State Credit Union has grown dramatically since its founding in 1951, providing a full line of financial products and services at 21 branches across the state. Nearly 60 years of excellence and outstanding customer service have helped the Credit Union become a five-time winner of Arizona Business Magazine’s Ranking Arizona and a four-time recipient of the Peter Barron Stark & Associates Award for Workplace Excellence™. Arizona State Credit Union is headquartered in Phoenix and welcomes membership from businesses and individuals throughout the state. Reach us at 800.671.1098 or visit us at www.azstcu.org.

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