WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Pillar Northwest to Host Free Document Shredding Day

— Michele Watson

BELLEVUE, Wash. / April 19, 2017 – Do you have stacks of paperwork with personal or sensitive information listed cluttering up your house and don’t know how to safely discard them? If so, bring them down to WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Pillar Northwest in Bellevue during your lunch break in May and watch them get shredded to pieces.
WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Pillar Northwest, in partnership with Guild Mortgage, is hosting a free Shred-A-Thon on Sat., May 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Weichert® affiliate’s parking lot located at 14100 SE 36th Street in Bellevue. The event sponsors will also be collecting clothing and toiletry items to donate to Mary’s Place, a Seattle-based non-profit organization that assists the homeless. Items to donate include: socks and underwear, baby wipes, large diapers (sizes 4, 5 or 6), dental floss, feminine hygiene products, toothpaste, toothbrushes and deodorant.
“We invite anyone in the area to drop by our parking lot on May 6th to safely discard those stacks of old bills and other documents that may be taking up space in their house,” Lara Germino, the owner/broker of WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Pillar Northwest. “They can also donate diapers or toiletry items to help the less fortunate in the area.”
WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Pillar Northwest is a full service agency serving residents in the Seattle metropolitan area. For more information about the Shred-A-Thon or WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Pillar Northwest, contact Lara Germino at 425-577-6280.

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About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has grown steadily since Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert, Realtors, launched the company’s franchise division in 2001. The affiliate division was created to offer a business model for franchisee ownership candidates described as “a clearly defined operating system for marketing and managing a real estate business.” Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. announced its first affiliate in 2002, was ranked as one the top traditional residential real estate franchises in Entrepreneur’s 2017 Franchise 500 and is identified in 2017 by Franchise Business Review as one the top U.S. franchises. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 300 markets in 39 states. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit

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