Village of WestmontDate Issued: October 27, 2020
On October 17, the Westmont Police Department, along with local business Docu-Shred, hosted their annual paper shredding event to benefit Special Olympics Illinois Torch Run Fundraising Campaign. The event raised $3,389.00 for Special Olympics Illinois. Docu-Shred reported that they shredded 6,580 pounds of paper during the event. To learn more about this program, visit the Illinois Special Olympics Torch Run website.
On October 24, the Westmont Police Department held their annual prescription drug National Take Back Day event at the Westmont Police Department and Mariano’s in Westmont. The event collected more than 230 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs, which will now be disposed of in an environmentally safe manner. For more information regarding this program, visit the National DEA Drug Take Back Day website.
“We want to thank Docu-Shred, Inc.and Mariano’s for their continued support with our events,” said Westmont Police Chief Jim Gunther. “They are always so willing to help. Without them, these events wouldn’t be as successful as they are.”
Contact: Larry McIntyreVillage of WestmontCommunications Director/Public Information Officer630firstname.lastname@example.org