Shred-A-Thon Preserves Privacy, Raises Funds For FBLA


Courtney Brown, Journalist

This Saturday, Oct. 15, the Future Business Leaders of America will be providing a huge paper shredding truck at Arapahoe in the east parking lot from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The Shred-A-Thon is an event that displays FBLA’s core values of fundraising and community service. For only $10 a copy paper sized box, you can get rid of old documents with sensitive information being seen by others, fraud and identity theft. You can also get get rid of the clutter from saving old tax documents, receipts, and any paper with sensitive information. Shred what you do not want read!

The event represents and supports FBLA, a club that prides itself on fundraising and community service. FBLA is providing a quick and easy way to shred documents, for one copy paper-sized box it only costs $10 or three boxes for $25

Shredding documents is a helpful step in defending oneself against identity theft and reducing clutter. Documents to shred include, but are not limited to: old tax returns, bills, receipts, and paper with sensitive information. Shred what you don’t want read!

So clean out your file cabinets, basements and offices and come support the Future Business Leaders of America. Students who are interested can still join FBLA, there are no prerequisite business classes and any student can join until Oct. 31. For more information, see Chad Sawyer or Caroline Swank in the business office.