National Penn to hold Identity Theft Shred Day in Royersford
By Catharine Bower
National Penn Bank will host a free Community Shred Day event from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at its Royersford Community Office located at 793 Main Street in Royersford, PA. Royersford residents can safely shred unwanted personal and confidential documents
Residents are invited to bring personal and confidential items such as receipts and invoices to the community office to be shredded in a secure manner. Paper clips and staples will go through the shredder, but please do not bring plastic binders or black binder spring clips. Limit of 4 boxes (approximately 16-inches long, 13-inches wide, 10-inches high or the size of a file box) per individual.
In addition to safely shredding unwanted personal and confidential documents, attendees can enter a drawing to win a $50 Visa gift card. For more information about the event or identity theft, please visit www.nationalpenn.com.
The event will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2009 – Rain or Shine from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Royersford Community Office. The address is:
793 Main Street,
Phone: (610) 948-7045 or 1.800.996.2062
BACKGROUND: For the fifth consecutive year, National Penn and its divisions will host a series of free Community Shred Day events where area residents are invited to bring personal and confidential items to be shredded in a secure manner. National Penn’s goal is to raise awareness about the importance of keeping personal information safe to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft. Last year nearly 1,750 people shredded 86,000 pounds of personal documents at National Penn Community Shred Day events.
About National Penn Bancshares, Inc.:
National Penn Bancshares, Inc., with $9.8 billion in assets, is the fourth largest bank holding company based in Pennsylvania. In addition, wealth assets under administration or management amount to $8.1 billion.
Headquartered in Boyertown, National Penn operates 127 offices. It has 124 community banking offices in Pennsylvania and one office in Maryland through National Penn Bank and its HomeTowne Heritage Bank, KNBT and Nittany Bank divisions. National Penn also has two offices in Delaware through its wholly-owned subsidiary Christiana Bank & Trust Company.
National Penn’s financial services affiliates consist of National Penn Wealth Management, N.A., including its National Penn Investors Trust Company division; National Penn Capital Advisors, Inc.; Vantage Investment Advisors, LLC; Institutional Advisors LLC; National Penn Leasing Company; National Penn Insurance Services Group, Inc., including its Higgins Insurance division; and Caruso Benefits Group, Inc.
National Penn Bancshares, Inc. common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol “NPBC”. Please visit our Web site at www.nationalpennbancshares.com to see our regularly posted material information.