Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The event is set to take place in the municipal lot near the fire station and the service garage, from from 9 a.m. until noon on May 11.
Who knew shredding documents could be such a big deal, or so much fun? The annual Shred Your Documents Day is slated for May 11 in Brecksville. And with no shortage of offices in the city, it shouldn’t be an issue to get participants. “This program has been very successful and Cintas Document Management will be there to securely shred all those confidential documents that should not go in the trash,” according to post on the city’s website, adding that Cintas uses a certified document shredding process. “Plus, it's a great way to recycle paper,” according to the release. The event is slated in the municipal lot near the fire station and the service garage, from from 9 a.m. until noon May 11. Here’s a list of what to include: Here’s what …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
The event is free, but donations are being accepted for the Brecksville Pantry.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Saturday is the last Shred Your Documents Day of the year for Brecksville.
The city of Brecksville will hold its final Shred Your Documents Day of 2012 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Saturday. The event is free, but residents are asked to bring a donation for the Brecksville Pantry. The pantry supports families in need in the community. According to a press release from the city, the pantry is always in need of the following items: Residents may also donate gift cards to Heinen’s or Giant Eagle so the pantry can buy fresh meat and frozen juice for the participating families. The event will take place in the municipal parking lot by the Service garage and the Fire Department. For more information, including the kinds of materials that can and cannot be shredded, check out the Service Department’s website.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Destroy sensitive documents and help local families this Saturday.
The city of Brecksville will hold another free Shred Your Documents Day this Saturday in the municipal lot near the fire station and the service garage. The event takes place from 9 a.m. until noon. While the event is free, participants are asked to bring donations for the Brecksville Pantry. The pantry provides food once a month for local families in need. Laura Kalinowski, who oversees the pantry, said in an email that they are most in need of the following items this month: For more information, including what kinds of documents can be shredded and what cannot, check the Service Department’s website.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
The city will be collecting food for the Brecksville Pantry during the document-shredding event.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Donations will be collected for the pantry at the shredding day on Saturday.
Once a month, a group of volunteers gathers in the lower level of the Human Services Center to pack up food for families in need. The regular group of volunteers helps out at the Brecksville Pantry the third Wednesday of every month. The pantry only distributes food once a month, so the volunteers are needed to help divvy up that month’s donations for each family in the program. If a family expresses need, they can take part. The volunteers don’t know who the families are, but they have guidelines for dividing the food and toiletries so that each family gets enough—they account for the fact that some families have more members, or that some may have more adults or more children. The packages usually include staples like pasta and soups, as…
Monday, October 24, 2011
From a medicine trade-in program to another Shred Your Documents Day, there are plenty of events to know about this week.
The Brecksville-Broadview Heights Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. on Monday in the education center. According to the agenda, the board will receive an update on the district’s five-year financial forecast. Leaf pick-up continues this week. There is no school for students in the Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District on Friday. According to the district’s calendar, the first grading period ends on Thursday. The city is hosting another Shred Your Documents Day from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday in the municipal parking lot near the fire department. Check the Service Department’s website for more details on what can be shredded. Operation Medicine Cabinet is also on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. According to the city’s …
Saturday, September 17, 2011
The shredding is free, but residents are asked to bring goods for the pantry.
Director of Human Services Ted Lux spent much of Saturday morning sorting through the donations collected for the Brecksville Pantry at the Shred Your Documents Day in the municipal parking lot. Shortly before the event ended at noon, the donations filled a Human Services Department bus, with more bags of goods stacked on the lift. Lux said it was a “tremendous amount” of donations, adding that he wasn’t able to keep the lift clear all morning. The donations are distributed once a month to residents in need in the community. Lux said the donations are sorted, and nothing that is past its expiration date is given out.
Monday, September 12, 2011
From a blood drive to a book sale, there’s plenty going on this week in Brecksville.
The Brecksville branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library continues its fall “storytimes” for babies, toddlers and preschool-age children this week. Check the library’s calendar for details on which day and time is best for your child. Superintendent Scot Prebles is hosting the first “Coffee with the Superintendent” event at 9 a.m. on Sept. 15 at Panera. The informal event gives community members a chance to chat with Prebles. There’s a blood drive at the Community Center from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, according to the American Red Cross website. There’s a Friends of the Brecksville Library book sale this weekend. According to the library’s calendar, the sale starts with a friends-only preview on Thursday and is open to the …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Residents who dropped off unwanted documents received free shredding. They were asked to bring a donation to the Brecksville Food Pantry.
Director of Human Services Ted Lux said in an email that 26 boxes of food were collected for the Brecksville Pantry during Saturday’s "Shred Your Documents Day." Lux said that was “a lot,” especially considering that the city held its last shredding day in May. The day gives individuals the chance to shred sensitive documents for free; in exchange, the city asks for donations of canned goods for the Brecksville Pantry.