First Federal will host four free community shredding events to help individuals dispose of sensitive documents in a secure way.
Individuals are encouraged to bring sensitive paper for shredding on site by LeMay Mobile Shredding, a professional shredding company. Shredding documents helps ensure privacy and prevent identity theft. There is no charge for the service. Types of documents to bring include: old tax returns, account statements or any paperwork with account or social security numbers or other personal information.
Event hours are: 10 a.m.-noon at each location. Limited to five bags or five boxes per vehicle. Please be prepared to keep bags/boxes. Shred dates are:
• Sept. 21 — Sixth Street Branch, 227 E. Sixth St., Port Angeles
• Sept. 28 — Port Townsend, 1321 Sims Way, Port Townsend
• Oct. 19 — Sequim Village, 1201 W. Washington St., Sequim.