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posted: 4/23/2013 3:16 PM

ShredFest offered in Elgin April 27

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Submitted by KCT Credit Union

KCT Credit Union is hosting a free communitywide ShredFest from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27 at its Elgin branch at 111 S. Hawthorne St. in Elgin.

The ShredFest offers the community a free and convenient way to safely dispose of sensitive material and private documents. Documents dropped off at KCT will be shredded on-site in a specialized truck provided by Cintas Document Management.

"We are more than happy to provide this added value for the communities we serve. This event helps raise awareness about the importance of shredding personal documents to protect against identity theft," said Kristine Kowalski, VP marketing.

Participants will receive a complimentary reusable tote, while supplies last.

For more information, members can visit KCT's website at

Chartered in 1937, KCT Credit Union provides numerous banking services to more than 17,000 members in the Chicagoland area. With community charters in DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Cook (west of Route 83) counties in Illinois, KCT Credit Union's members enjoy a wide-range of banking options from checking and savings accounts to loans and financial education expertise. For more information, contact KCT Credit Union at (847) 741-3344.

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