Keeping identities safe with the semi-annual "Shredtastic" event
SIOUX CITY, Ia —
It was quite the "shred-tastic" day over at the Center for Active Generations in Sioux City.
Connections Area Agency on Aging teamed up with Sioux City Police to hold their shredtastic event today.
This event is designed to help senior citizens dispose of old prescription drugs as well as shred any documents with classified information on them.
"We are helping prevent identity theft. We know that's one of the fastest growing crimes out there. So it allows seniors in our community to get rid of those important papers that have confidential numbers on them and dispose of those properly," said Chris Kuchta.
The event lasted until one this afternoon and had a drive through lane for seniors to drop their papers off outside.
Kuchta says this event happens every Spring and Fall of each year.