For Immediate Release
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May 05, 2011
Local Contact: Paul B. Stull
Arizona State Credit Union
Telephone (602) 467-4062
pMarketing@azstcu.org

Arizona State Credit Union's Shred-A-Thon Comes to Prescott

Credit Union encourages community members to recycle documents and protect against identity theft

Phoenix, Ariz. -Arizona State Credit Union's Shred-A-Thon will stop in Prescott on May 10 for its second of seven stops on a tour throughout the Credit Union's Northern Arizona branches. This free event helps members of the community by raising awareness about the importance of shredding personal documents to protect against identity theft.

The Credit Union hosted the first Shred-A-Thon event of 2011 at its Cottonwood branch on April 12. Community members brought 6,360 pounds of document to be shredded and recycled, which is the equivalent to saving 32 trees. Arizona State Credit Union appreciates all those who attended and contributed to creating a successful kickoff event.

"We would like to sincerely thank the Cottonwood community members who came to show their support at the Shred-A-Thon," said David E. Doss, President/CEO of Arizona State Credit Union. "Last year, the turnout at Prescott was outstanding so we are very hopeful that they will continue with the same enthusiasm."

Important 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 a.m. to 2 p.m. and are open to all members of the community. Below is a list of the remaining locations and dates:

Prescott Gurley Tuesday, May 10
Chino Valley Tuesday, June 14
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 ExcellenceTM. 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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