The Betty J. Hunter Bazemore Scholarship Fund to Host Shred Day

To raise funds for community education, The Betty J. Hunter Bazemore Scholarship Committee and Shred Nations will host a shred day for residents of Spotsylvania/ Fredericksburg and the surrounding areas to shred their confidential documents securely.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Betty J. Hunter Bazemore Scholarship Fund, in partnership with Shred Nations, will be hosting a shred day for of the community residents of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Caroline County, and King George County, to shred their confidential documents securely on Saturday, September  23, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Lee's Park Clubhouse, 5599 Holley Oak Ln., Fredericksburg, VA, 22407. The Shred Day will occur rain or shine.

The cost of shredding will be $5/box of paper. These boxes can be standard copy paper boxes or banker's boxes. Larger trash bags of paper will cost $8/bag. The industry average  is currently $30/box for shredding, making this Shred Day a cost-effective way to have large amounts of paper shredded securely.

All payments will be made at the event in the form of cash or check written out to The Betty J. Hunter Scholarship Fund. Additional donations will also be accepted at the event for the scholarship fund. All proceeds will go directly towards funding future community education projects in all surrounding counties.

Community members are encouraged to bring their unwanted confidential documents – including banking statements, old tax return files, medical records, credit card receipts, etc. – to be shredded on site. Machine paper, letterhead, white tablet paper, computer printout paper, laser print paper, and other miscellaneous white paper and staples are accepted. VHS tapes, CDs and binders will not be accepted for shredding.

"The purpose of our scholarship fund is to provide students the means necessary when entering or returning to school," said Rochelle Bazemore-Fountain, founder of The Betty J. Hunter Scholarship Fund. "We welcome all of our surrounding neighbors to join us in this Shred Day to help us support more future community members in pursuing their education dreams."

Choosing to shred your confidential documents is a way for companies and homeowners alike to protect their information from potential risks of identity theft. Shred days are becoming more popular as a means for raising funds for nonprofits.

"At Shred Nations, we promote the safe destruction of your confidential information," said Rand LeMarinel, Vice President of Marketing at Shred Nations. "Our Shred Day program allows nonprofits and businesses to raise awareness and funds for their local community efforts. We are proud to take part in this great new initiative."

About The Betty J. Hunter Scholarship Fund
The Betty J. Hunter Scholarship Fund operates in partnership with the Sisters of Ivy Educational Foundation, Inc., which is a tax-exempt 501(c) 3 organization. The purpose of the Sister of Ivy Educational Foundation, Inc., is to foster the educational, social, and cultural standards of the Fredericksburg area community and its environs. For more information visit,

About Shred Nations
Shred Nations is a wholly owned entity of DataGuard USA LLC. Shred Nations is a digital marketing organization focused on providing the owners and managers of independently owned shredding companies with immediate business opportunities to enable sales growth. With a network of more than 2,000 shredding locations across North America, and more than 200,000 shredding inquires annually, Shred Nations is a leader in enabling growth for independently-owned shredding companies.  

Media Contact: Morgan O'Mara, Shred Nations, 303-962-5580,

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