Transportation Federal Credit Union Holds First Shred-It Event For The Alexandria, VA Community

Alexandria, VA (April 20, 2024): The event marked the culmination of a week-long series of activities celebrating the grand opening of their Alexandria branch and headquarters.

According to Identitytheft.org, a staggering 33% of Americans fell victims to identity theft last year. TFCU wanted to bring awareness to the importance of proper document destruction, educate the community on how to safeguard sensitive information and provide guidance if they have been a victim. “Part of our fiduciary duty is advocating for the financial health of our members. We’re delighted to provide the community with this service and spread the word throughout Alexandria that we are open for business,” said Briana Evans, TFCU Marketing Manager.

“The shredding event is part of a larger financial literacy initiative to help our communities make smart financial decisions,” said Sharmaine Bucknor, TFCU CMO. TFCU offers a wealth of financial tools and resources via their website (www.TransFCU.org/FinancialEducationCenter) packed with information on homebuying, budgeting, credit management and more. The credit union encourages all Alexandria residents and current members to visit the website for more information. 

Transportation Federal Credit Union was founded in 1939 to provide financial services to the transportation community. The organization has grown to serve over 14,000 members throughout the county. With over $280 million in assets, the organization welcomes active, retired, military personnel or contractors of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Department of Maritime Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Railroad Association, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as well as 100+ employer groups to open an account. For more information about the organization or to become a member, visit www.TransFCU.org or call 202.366.9400.