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Castell’s shred events raises $5k for schools

Castell Insurance, 426 E. Washington St., held its sixth annual shred event on Aug. 26 to its most success ever, raising $5,000 and bringing in thousands of supplies for the Boys &Girls Club’s “Back to School” event.

Insurance Agent James Castell said the event shows how generous the community is in “digging deep to show their appreciation” including a few donors who gave at least $100.

Fellow Insurance Agent John Coulson said at least 400 vehicles stopped in at the three-hour event.

Because of the event’s popularity, company owner Phil Castell said they added two trucks on site to handle the volume.

For more information about Castell Insurance, visit castellinsurance.com or call 360-683-9284.

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