MERRITT ISLAND — Launch Credit Union will host a series of free “Shred Days” at various Launch CU branches.

Members of Launch CU and non-members are invited to stop by and have their papers shredded for free, up to five boxes, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the following branches on these dates:

Wednesday, April 28: Merritt Island Branch 415 Fortenberry Road

Wednesday, May 5:    West Melbourne Branch 4301 Norfolk Pkwy.

Wednesday, May 12:  Melbourne-Babcock Branch 685 S. Babcock St.

Wednesday, May 19:  Port St. John Branch 7347 N. Hwy US 1

Shredding your sensitive documents including old bills and other items can help with identity fraud. Some items people may want to consider shredding include: credit card statements, old checks, ATM receipts, bank statements and anything a thief can use to steal your identity.

Please remove any plastic bags, plastic materials such as CDs, and garbage prior to attending shred day.

This will be a drive-thru shred event. For safety reasons, everyone is asked to please remain in your vehicles and a Launch representative will come to your vehicle and pick up your boxes or bags from your truck or backseat.

Launch Credit Union is a full service, community credit union, rated 5-Stars on, with sixteen branches throughout Brevard and Volusia counties.

Membership is open to all who live, work, worship or attend school in Brevard, Volusia, Seminole, Flagler, Osceola and Orange counties.

For more information on Launch Credit Union, please visit or call (321) 455-9400.

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