Sen. Parker partners with AARP, Georgetown Shopping Center for shred day event – Carib Vibe Radio

Sen. Parker partners with AARP, Georgetown Shopping Center for shred day event

State Senator Kevin Parker proudly announces his successful partnership with AARP for the organization’s highly anticipated end of summer Shred Day. This collaboration according to a statement, aimed to provide an invaluable service to the community by offering free document shredding, emphasizing the importance of protecting personal information and preventing identity theft.

According to a release, the Shred Day event witnessed an overwhelming response from residents who eagerly participated in securely disposing of their sensitive documents. Held at Georgetown Shopping Center in Brooklyn, the event drew in many community members who heeded AARP clarion call to “Fight Fraud! Shred It!”

Senator Parker recognizes the significance of Shred Day in fostering a community that is vigilant against identity theft. Through this initiative, the community was educated on the vital importance of shredding confidential documents to maintain personal privacy and prevent fraudulent activities.

Senator Kevin Parker, fourth from left, strikes a pose with members of AARP after a successful shred day event at Gerogetowne Shopping Center in Canarsie. Photo courtesy Office of Senator Kevin Parker

“I am incredibly proud of the partnership between myself and AARP for organizing this successful Shred Day event,” said Sen. Parker, who is intimately familiar with the needs of his ethnically diverse Brooklyn district comprising sections of Flatbush, East Flatbush, Kensington, Ditmas Park, Midwood, Flatlands, Canarsie, Georgetown, Old Mill Basin, Mill Basin, Marine Park, and Bergen Beach.

“Our community’s security and well-being are of utmost importance, and today’s event played a significant role in raising awareness about the importance of secure document disposal.”

Shred Day offered an opportunity for residents to responsibly get rid of old bank statements, credit card bills, medical records, and other sensitive documents that could potentially fall into the wrong hands. By providing this service free of charge, Sen. Parker and AARP demonstrated their unwavering commitment to protecting the community from identity theft while at the same time promoting a safe and secure environment, concluded the statement.

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