If your home shredder has been overheating with old receipts, bills and tax papers that you found during spring cleaning, destroy them safely at a shredding event that supports Tietze Park.

The annual Friends of Tietze Park shredding event and fundraiser will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 27 in the Skillman Church of Christ parking lot, 3014 Skillman St.

The drive-thru event will allow neighbors to shred items like paper, manila folders, floppy discs and reports with plastic binders. No metal binder clips are allowed.

Each box or bag should be labeled “shred” and placed in one area of the vehicle. Unlock the doors or pop the trunk, and a masked volunteer will remove the material. Pay the volunteer with cash or check made payable to FOTP.

It costs $8 for the first 30 pounds of shredding. Additional 30-pound boxes or bags are $5 each. Adults 65 and older can shred for $5.

Neighbors can also show their support for the park by purchasing an engraved brick. Bricks can be purchased for $65 until March 31. Sales pay for new features and amenities at the park.


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