Castro Moeller Shred Day Flyer Sept2022CARPENTERSVILLE – To provide residents with a secure option for shredding documents containing personal information, State Senator Cristina Castro is hosting an event in Carpentersville offering free, safe discarding services.

Shredding trucks will be available at the Dundee Township Park District Adult Activity Center, located at 665 Barrington Ave., from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24. Only paper materials will be accepted, and small paper clips and staples do not need to be removed.

“In 2021, there were nearly 1.4 million reports of identity theft received by the Federal Trade Commission,” said Castro (D-Elgin). “Many of us have documents containing personal information piling up in our homes, so I encourage families to be proactive by safely disposing those documents.”

The event is hosted in partnership with KCT Credit Union and State Representative Anna Moeller. Examples of documents with personally identifiable information that should be shredded include bank statements, outdated medical records, utility bills, canceled checks, junk mail, credit card applications and receipts.

For more information, please contact Senator Castro’s office at 847-214-8864.

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Castro invites employers and job seekers to connect at upcoming Elgin job fairELGIN – State Senator Cristina Castro will join local state legislators to host a free job fair on Thursday, Sept. 8.

Residents can meet with local businesses and organizations that are hiring, connect with employment resources and potentially get the chance to be interviewed on-site.

“This will be a great opportunity for anyone who is looking for employment, searching for the right applicant, or just interested in learning more,” said Castro (D-Elgin). “I look forward to joining IDES and my colleagues to help connect our community to valuable employment opportunities.”

The job fair will be held in Building E at Elgin Community College, located at 1700 Spartan Drive, on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Castro will be joined by several elected officials, including Senator Villa and Representatives Hirschauer and Moeller. The Illinois Department of Employment Security will also be available to provide information about state resources to job seekers.

There is no cost to attend and free parking will be available. Job seekers can fill out the registration form here. Day-of registration will also be available.

Learn more and get the latest updates on the event’s Facebook page or visit Representative Hirschauer’s website.

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District Office:
The Professional Building
164 Division Street, Suite #102
Elgin, IL 60120
847-214-8864 phone
847-214-8867 facsimile

Springfield Office:
121-C Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
217-782-7746 phone


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