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July 26, 2013
Local Contact: Amanda Barchilon
Telephone 602-467-4133

Arizona State Credit Union Brings Shred-a-Thon to Payson

Payson community members have an opportunity to shred sensitive documents

PHOENIX, Ariz. –Arizona State Credit Union invites you to the Credit Union’s Payson branch during the last leg of the 2013 shred event. This will provide an opportunity for residents of the Payson community to shred their sensitive documents free of charge.

The Credit Union’s Payson branch is the sixth of eight stops on the Shred-a-Thon tour. Community members are encouraged to bring their sensitive documents from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6. This event helps raise awareness about the importance of safeguarding personal information to protect against identity theft and fraudulent schemes.

“It is an honor to be able to provide this service to the local publics we serve,” said David E. Doss, President/CEO of Arizona State Credit Union. “The goal of these Shred-a-Thons is to assist our community members with safely destroying their sensitive documents. We are happy to support green initiatives throughout the state of Arizona as a part of our 100 percent local financial cooperative business model.”

These events support statewide sustainability efforts. Members who attended the July shred event in Flagstaff shredded and recycled more than 3,950 pounds of documents. This equates to saving more than 26 trees.

Important documents to bring to the Shred-a-Thons include bank statements, tax returns, medical bills, credit card statements and other personal documents. Members and non-members can also receive $150 when they open a qualifying checking account. Visit for additional details.

Shred-a-Thons will be hosted at Northern Arizona Credit Union branches from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. They are free and open to all members of the community, with a limit of five boxes per person. Below is a complete list of branches and dates:

  • Payson - Tuesday, August 6
  • Prescott Gail Gardner Way - Tuesday, September 10
  • Cottonwood - Tuesday, October 8

 About Arizona State Credit Union

Arizona State Credit Union is a $1.4 billion full-service, not-for-profit local financial cooperative with a statewide branch network serving the people of Arizona. More than 125,000 Arizonans turn to Arizona

State Credit Union for the organization’s commitment to meeting members needs with enhanced services and community outreach programs. Arizona State Credit Union has grown dramatically since its founding in 1951, providing a full line of financial products and services at 21 locations across the state. More than 60 years of excellence and outstanding customer service have helped the Credit Union become a seven-time winner of Arizona Business Magazine’s Ranking Arizona and a five-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