Community Shred Day at the Bettendorf Public Library


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Posted Online: April 17, 2013, 12:33 pm
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Press release submitted by Mark Fitkin


Wednesday, April 24, Bettendorf Public Library will be hosting Community Shred Day in the parking lot at Faye's Field, adjacent to the Library and Family Museum. Bring up to 100 pounds of paper documents for free, confidential and secure destruction by nationally certified Document Destruction and Recycling Services. Paper only. Community Shred Day is open to residents of any city. This program is being presented in conjunction with Money Smart Week 2013.

















 



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