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Another KHQ Shred Event in the books!

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Wow! On Wednesday KHQ held its Fall Shred Event. It's an event we've been putting on for the past 9 years! This year had another great turnout, with thousands turning out to shred their sensitive documents. With your help we shredded 181,260 pounds of paper!

Of course on the one hand Shred Day is a good way to safely get ride of all that clutter. But on the other hand, shredding these documents could potentially save you from becoming an ID theft victim. The Department of Justice reports there are more than 12 million ID theft victims in the U.S., with damages estimated at $50 billion. And stealing your identity is as easy as rifling through your garbage and finding a credit card application.

A big thanks to everyone who turned out, and special thanks to AmericanWest Bank and Secure Shred. Shred Day could not happen without their unfailing help. And the Better Business Bureau also took part and the importance of their help Wednesday could not be overstated.

Here's a breakdown of each of our 3 locations and thanks again! The next Shred Event is already in the works (it'll probably be in April).
  • Downtown Spokane: 72,720 lbs.
  • Spokane Valley: 58,860 lbs.
  • Hayden: 49,680 lbs.
  • Total: 181,260 Lbs.



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