Williston, VT—Three times each year, New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) conducts its Shred Fest™ events to help prevent identity theft by destroying documents with sensitive personal information. All Shred Fests™ are free and open to the public. Document destruction services are provided by SecurShred, a local company specializing in secure information management solutions.  Participants can watch on a video monitor as their documents are shredded.

The Spring, 2021 NEFCU Shred Fest™,  held on Saturday, May 8, shredded 40,000 pounds—20 tons—of documents.

“We were pleased to bring NEFCU’s Shred Fest™ event once again to our local community,” stated Bill Smith, Chief Marketing & Retail Officer. “Our members and staff look forward to Shred Fest™ every year and the volumes of paper processed during the first Shred Fest™ of 2021 showcased the high level of interest and participation."

Headquartered in Williston, Vermont, NEFCU is a member-owned financial institution serving communities in twelve counties of Vermont: Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, Rutland, Washington, Windham, and Windsor; and four counties in New Hampshire: Cheshire, Grafton, Merrimack, and Sullivan. For more information about membership requirements and benefits, visit nefcu.com.