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Briefs: Professional document shredders make house calls


Document Shredders make house calls

Has fear of identity theft created paper clutter in your home? A-1 Document Security Inc. is offering a new service to Pinellas County residents. Shredding documents for Tampa Bay businesses and local government since 1995, the company is now offering its services to private residents. For $40, A-1 will dispatch its mobile shred truck to your home and shred and recycle up to 200 pounds of documents while you watch. To set up an appointment, call (727) 896-1088 or go to For more information, call Alan Ball at (727) 776-3364.

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Morean Arts Center closing Gallery Shop

The Morean Arts Center has announced that it will suspend the operations of the Gallery Shop. In a statement, officials said: "We are not immune to the economic climate and its impact on retail sales. In response to these uncertain times, we will be suspending the operations of the Gallery Shop." Today through May 30, artwork and merchandise will be 35 percent off, with the bulk of the proceeds going to artists. Member's discount will not apply. The sale will continue until May 30.

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Briefs: Professional document shredders make house calls 05/12/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 3:19pm]
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