BOARDMAN — To help combat identity theft, AAA East Central and Shred-IT are hosting a free shred-a-thon event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Boardman AAA Branch,1275 Boardman-Canfield Road, for Boardman area residents.
Residents can bring up to five storage boxes filled with paperwork containing personally identifiable information including names, birth dates, account numbers, etc., for free on-site shredding. All shredded materials will be recycled.
Free identity-theft information will be provided while people have their documents shredded. AAA insurance agents will also be on-site to provide free information on how everyone can help protect themselves against identity theft.