TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Folks got a head start on their fall cleaning Saturday by getting rid of financial documents.
First Financial Bank hosted their annual Shred Day at Meadows Shopping Center with Data Management Shredding.
It's an event that helps the community dispose of those important documents while avoiding identity theft.
Union Hospital was also there collecting medicine containers.
"You want to make sure that your documents, your canceled checks, statements, invoices, anything that comes through with account numbers on it, anything that has any kind of personal information on it is properly disposed of and it just, it's a benefit to you," First Financial Bank Marketing Director Terry Tevlin said.
Terre Haute Police department was also there helping to collect documents
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