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Good Riddance Day is inspired by a Latin American tradition in which New Year’s revelers stuffed dolls with objects representing bad memories before setting them on fire.  On December 28, 2014, members of the public came to Times Square to shed and shred their forgettable memories from 2014 for a fresh start in 2015.

This year, two lucky Shred-it contest winners were flown to New York City to attend Good Riddance Day and New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square.

Check back here for new information about Good Riddance Day 2015 as it is released.

Meet Our Host

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Allison Hagendorf, a New York-native, is a national television and radio personality, Certified Health Coach, food blogger, music journalist, and voiceover actor. After scouting unsigned talent as a Sony executive, she started interviewing artists on camera. Allison hosted the primetime music-competition show, “The Next,” which was produced by Queen Latifah and Dave Broome (“The Biggest Loser”) and starred Nelly, Gloria Estefan, Joe Jonas, and John Rich, and also has hosted numerous shows on Fuse, VH1, and Cooking Channel. On Sirius XM radio, she hosted and produced “Cosmo For Guys,” where she advised live callers on dating and relationships.

In addition to hosting, Allison is a Certified Health Coach and works with clients using a holistic approach to wellness. To complement her three-prong coaching technique -- nutrition, fitness, and behavior modification -- her popular blog, FitToFeast.com, inspires readers to find their individualized balance. Combining her wellness expertise with her extraordinary role as The Official Host of Times Square New Year’s Eve, Allison knows all about making -- and keeping -- New Year’s resolutions.