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Belmont University Hosts Free Document Shredding Event Aug. 12

Onsite Cintas truck provides safe, secure disposal of confidential information

Belmont University will host a Shred Event from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 12 on campus in the parking lot behind the University’s Facility Management Services building at 1508 Delmar Ave. This event, being held for the second consecutive year, is free and open to the public.

A number of community organizations and local companies have already signed on to show their support for and participation in the event, including the Edgehill Village Neighborhood Association, Edgehill Family Resource Center, Belmont-Hillsboro Neighbors Inc., District 17 Councilwoman Sandra Moore, District 18 Councilwoman Sandra Burkley Allen, District 19 Councilwoman Erica Gilmore, Belmont Heights Baptist Church, FASTSIGNS 110, R.C. Mathews, Alexander Metals Inc., Barnett Ironworks Inc., Civil Constructors, Concrete Form Erectors, Cumberland Architectural Millwork, Enterprise Electric LLC, J & J Interiors, Kelly Construction Inc., Lee Co., McCarthy Jones & Woodard, RCC Concrete Services LLC and Rio Grande Fence Company.

Through a partnership with Cintas Document Management, documents will be securely destroyed onsite with a mobile shredding vehicle, ensuring secure, confidential disposal of sensitive information. Staples, rubber bands, folders and paper clips do not need to be removed before shredding occurs.

Cintas helps customers comply with the law and fight identity theft by destroying all of the following:

• Invoices
• Bank Statements
• Canceled Checks
• Profit and Loss Statements
• Leases
• Capital Stock Ledgers
• Patent and Related Data
• Computer Printouts
• Market Research Studies
• Customer Lists
• Sales Figures
• Sealed Bids
• Strategies
• Balance Sheets
• Reconciliations
• Audit Reports
• Monthly Trial Balances
• Claims and Litigation Records
• Timecards
• New Product Designs
• Credit Reports and Applications
• Marketing/Advertising Plans
• Medical Records
• Micro Media
• Draft Copies of Letters
• Drug Screens
• Cash Books
• Financial Statements
• Correspondence
• Tax Returns
• Trademark Information
• Complaints
• Blueprints
• Inaccurate Sales Literature
• Contracts
• R & D Information
• Personnel Records
• Memos and Legal Briefs
• Technical Data
• Insurance Records
• Sign In/Registration Forms
• Credit Card Receipts
• And more