April 23, 2012, Walden, NY – Hometown Bank of the Hudson Valley will hold a Community Shred Day on Saturday, June 9, 2012 in Monroe, New York. From 9 a.m. to noon, the HV Shred truck will be parked in front of Hometown Bank’s Monroe branch located at 412 Route 17M, Monroe, New York. Both customers and non-customers can participate in this event and have outdated personal documents securely shredded (up to three bags).
The shredding event is free, open to the public and refreshments will be served. The local radio station WHUD will be broadcasting live from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and guests will have a chance to win free giveaways when they spin the Hometown Bank prize wheel. Guests can also enter into a raffle to win a free personal shredder for home use.
"Properly disposing of materials that contain personal information is one of the best ways to guard against identity theft," stated Thomas F. Gibney, President and CEO. "We welcome the entire community to take advantage of this free service during our Community Shred Day. Hometown Bank of the Hudson Valley maintains six full-service branches including Walden, Montgomery, Otisville, Newburgh, and two offices located in Monroe, New York. Hometown Bank’s Mortgage and Loan Center is located at 74 West Main Street, Walden and its Commercial Loan Division is located on Route 52, near Route 300, in Newburgh next door to its branch. For more information, visit hometownbankhv.com.