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TOL PR 2016-05-20 document shredding Town of Leesburg News Release For Immediate Release Media Contact: Betsy Arnett, Public Information Officer barnett@leesburgva.gov  703-771-2734 Leesburg Offers Free Document Shredding on Saturday, June 4, 2016 Donations of care package items requested for a deployed U.S. military unit. Leesburg, VA (May 20, 2016) – Do you worry about identity theft? Have boxes of documents with sensitive information you don’t want to put in the trash or recycling bin? The Town of Leesburg is here to help! The Leesburg Public Works Department will host a free community document shredding event on Saturday, June 4, 2016, from 9:00am to 1:00pm at Heritage High School, located at 520 Evergreen Mill Road SE in Leesburg. Nearly 10,000 pounds of documents is expected to be shredded on-site by portable shredding units and then recycled during this event. Residents (no businesses, please) may bring up to three (3) boxes or bags of documents, each equivalent in size to a standard file storage box. If all shredding vehicles fill, the event may close early. For a list of items acceptable for shredding, as well as tips on identity theft protection, please visit the Town website at www.leesburgva.gov/shredevents. During the event, Town staff will accept donations for a Project Frontlines care package. The care package will be sent to a U.S. military unit currently deployed overseas. Project Frontlines is a program of Adopt-A-US-Soldier. The organization has requested donations of hard candies, mints, nuts, protein bars, puzzle books, magazines, travel-sized personal hygiene items, laundry detergent pods, and sporting equipment such as soccer and footballs . For a full list of donation recommendations, visit www.adoptaussoldier.org. # # #