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AG Derek Schmidt reschedules free document destruction events in Hays, Hutchinson

Release Date: Apr 06, 2022

TOPEKA – (April 6, 2022) – The Attorney General’s Office has rescheduled two free document destruction events for Hays and Hutchinson, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today.

The events were previously scheduled during National Consumer Protection Week, the first week of March, but were postponed because of inclement weather. The events are held annually as part of a statewide program that encourages Kansans to safely dispose of personal documents as an important step toward preventing identity theft.

The schedule of events for Hays and Hutchinson is as follows:

Friday, April 29 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Hays
Sternberg Museum, 3000 Sternberg Dr.
 4 – 6 p.m. Hutchinson
Kansas State Fairgrounds, Gate 3, W. 23rd and N. Main St.

Consumers are asked to limit their documents for destruction to three small bags or boxes. Documents will be securely transported to the shredding facility for safe destruction by a certified shredding company.

For more information, visit or call 1-800-432-2310. 

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