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Club to host paper shredding and e-cycling fundraiser

October 09, 2009

JEFFERSON, Md. -- An electronics recycling and paper shredding event is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon under the pavilions at the Jefferson Ruritan Center on Lander Road off U.S. 340 in Jefferson.

The event will be held rain or shine.

Accepted recyclable items include shreddable paper documents, and any electronic item, cartridge or battery.

The suggested donation is $10 per file-size box (10 inches by 12 inches by 16 inches), or a similar-sized bag or container. The fee is tax-deductible and proceeds will go to the Able & Willing International Education Foundation, which is striving to building schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Usable electronic items will be sent directly to the Congolese schools.

For more information or directions, call Jim Carpenter of Able & Willing at 301-685-3282; or go to http://jeffersonmd.net or http://ableandwilling.org.

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