Weichert, Realtors® – Pillar Northwest to Host Free Document Shredding Day

— Michele Watson

BELLEVUE, Wash. / April 2, 2018 – They’re back and they are ready to tear this place to pieces, or at least the piles of documents that will be dropped off at this year’s Shred-A-Thon hosted by Weichert, Realtors® – Pillar Northwest and Guild Mortgage.
The annual event, which is free, offers area residents a convenient way to safely discard paperwork with personal or sensitive information. This year’s Shred-A-Thon takes place on Saturday, April 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Weichert® affiliate’s parking lot, located at 14100 SE 36th Street in Bellevue.
Weichert, Realtors® – Pillar Northwest and Guild Mortgage will also be collecting maternity clothing, twin blankets/sheet, new underwear (all sizes and genders), baby formula and toiletry items to donate to Mary’s Place, a Seattle-based non-profit organization that assists the homeless.
“We invite anyone in the area to drop by our parking lot on April 21st to safely discard those stacks of old bills and other documents that may be taking up space in their house,” said 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 an independently owned and operate Weichert affiliate. The office serves the Seattle metropolitan area.
Guild Mortgage is a nationally recognized mortgage banking company with more than 250 branches and satellites serving homebuyers throughout the United States.
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 Companies, 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 of the top traditional residential real estate franchises in Entrepreneur’s 2018 Franchise 500 and was identified in 2018 by Franchise Business Review as one of the top U.S. franchises for owner satisfaction. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 300 markets in 38 states. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit

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