Village of Lansing to host Shredding Event

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documents to be shredded

Saturday, October 26, 9:00–11:00am

by Jennifer Yos

LANSING, Ill. (October 20, 2019) – The Village of Lansing will be hosting their third annual Shredding Event at the Lansing Municipal Center parking lot on Saturday, October 26, from 9:00am to 11:00am. Lansing residents who are interested in having personal and confidential documents professionally shredded may bring up to three boxes of documents.

Documents for shredding can include staples, paper clips, binder clips, hanging file folders, manila folders, and spiral notebooks. Paper that is wet or moldy cannot be accepted. Also, no combustible materials, office equipment, electronics, plastics, or non-paper items will be accepted.

The Lansing Municipal Center (Village Hall) is located at 3141 Ridge Road, and shredding participants are asked to use the Burnham Avenue entrance to the south parking lot.

The Shredding Event is free and exclusive to Lansing residents. Vehicles must have current village stickers for proof of residency.

The Shredding Event sponsors are Homewood Disposal Service and Robinson Engineering.

Contact Village Clerk Vivian Payne at 708-895-7207 or [email protected] for further information.

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Jennifer Yos grew up on Walter Street in Lansing with nine siblings. She attended St. Ann’s School and T.F. South, and she earned a BA in the Teaching of English from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and a MS in Education: Curriculum and Instruction from the University of St. Francis, Joliet. For 34 years she taught English, as well as Creative Writing and Drama, at Lincoln-Way High School. She dabbled in freelance journalism for the Joliet Herald News Living section. Now retired, Jennifer appreciates the opportunity to write for The Lansing Journal and is uplifted by the variety of positive people she has already met who are making a difference in Lansing.