SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, and state Sen. Laura Ellman, D-Naperville, are hosting a free community shred day for local residents to properly dispose of outdated documents that may contain personal information.

“Identity theft using personal information has seen an uptick in recent years with scammers using both old and new techniques to harm families and individuals,” said Yang Rohr. “Having a safe way to get rid of any expired documents, past receipts, and other personal information is key to staying protected from identity theft.”

Yang Rohr and Ellman will host their community shred day event on Saturday, August 14 at the 95th Street branch of the Naperville Public Library. They are encouraging residents to bring items for shredding, such as outdated medical records, tax returns, bank receipts and other miscellaneous items that may have personal information that residents need to safely dispose of.

‘Free Shredding Event’
Saturday, August 14, 2021
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
95th Street Branch, Naperville Public Library
3015 Cedar Glade Rd
Naperville, Illinois

The event is free and open to the public, and there is a limit of 3 boxes per car. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Yang Rohr’s full-time constituent service office at 630-296-4157 or Ellman’s office at 630-601-9961.

Rep. Janet Yang RohrRep. Janet Yang Rohr

41st District

Springfield Office:
284-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-6507

District Office:
475 River Bend Rd.
Suite 500
Naperville, IL 60540