OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (October 12, 2017) – Maine’s Oldest Bank, Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution (SBSI), recently had a record attendance at their annual fall shredding event. The event took place at SBSI’s Old Orchard Beach branch where attendees brought both the largest number of documents to shred and food pantry donations in the event’s history.
Attendees shredded over 9,000 pounds of paper throughout the event. Shredding services were provided by Without A Trace, based in Scarborough. The community also donated 20 boxes of food and over $450 to the Salvation Army Food Pantry.
“Saco and Biddeford Savings takes pride in providing resources to our communities throughout York and Cumberland counties to help fight identity theft.” said Marc R. Gagnon, Executive Vice President. “We were thrilled to have such a successful turnout at our fall shredding event.”
SBSI encourages the community to fight against identity theft through safe and confidential shredding of documents like cancelled checks, medical records and old bills and invoices. SBSI’s next shredding events will be at the Scarborough branch on April 21, 2018 and the Biddeford branch on September 8, 2018. All shredding events are free and open to the public.
About Saco and Biddeford Savings Institution
Founded in 1827, Saco & Biddeford Savings is Maine’s Oldest Bank with locations in Saco, Biddeford, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Scarborough, South Portland and Westbrook. A leader in community banking, SBSI has contributed more than $3.6 million to area organizations over the last 10 years and continues to support the needs of the communities it serves. For more information, visit www.sbsavings.bank or on Twitter at @SBSavings. Member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.