BB&T now Truist and KGIB Partner for Community October 16th Sensitive Document Shred Event


BRUNSWICK, GA (September 30, 2021) – Keep Golden Isles Beautiful and local BB&T now Truist branches are again partnering to host a community document shred event on Saturday, October 16th. The FREE event begins at 10AM and ends when the trucks are full (check KGIB Facebook page for event day updates) at BB&T now Truist branches on St. Simons (501 Sea Island Road, ENTER FROM FREDERICA ROAD ONLY) and Brunswick (800 Glynn Isle).


“We are pleased to continue BB&T now Truist’s partnership with Keep Golden Isles Beautiful and Iron Mountain to hold our 5th annual free Community Sensitive Document Shred Day,” said BB&T Senior Vice President Lance Turpin. “As fraud continues to rise, we believe this annual event will help our local businesses and consumers reduce their exposure to fraud and identity theft. We will have a truck at both the St Simons Island and Brunswick BB&T now Truist branch locations and welcome everyone in the community to drop off their documents.”


IMPORTANT INFO:

  • NO EARLY BIRDS (please don’t come early);

  • NO drop offs;

  • LIMIT: 10 boxes per auto;

  • Check KGIB Facebook page for event-day updates regarding trucks filling/event ending;

  • Due to COVID-19 procedures, motorists are asked to stay in their vehicles and consider wearing masks;

  • Volunteers will remove shred materials from vehicles;

  • Please be patient.


ACCEPTED shred items include: any color office paper; any color file folders; staples, paper clips, rubber bands and small binders do not need to be removed.


NOT ACCEPTED: cardboard; common trash; hazardous materials; plastics or metals; CDs and DVDs.


“KGIB is excited to partner with BB&T now Truist in providing this Fall sensitive document shredding opportunity in our community,” said Keep Golden Isles Beautiful executive director Lea King-Badyna. “Partnerships like this are key to a clean and green Golden Isles.”


For more information: BB&T now Truist, St. Simons (638-7966), Brunswick (261-4405) and KGIB (279-1490). Additional information can be found at KGIB.ORG.