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February 7, 2008


No Need To Pay a Finder’s Fee to See if
You are Owed Some of New York State’s
$8 BIllion in Unclaimed Funds

New Yorkers can find out if they are owed some of the State’s $8 billion in unclaimed funds at events across the state in February, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced today.

“New York has $8 billion in unclaimed fund accounts. We want to return this money to its rightful owners,” DiNapoli said. “The money belongs to New Yorkers. We want to give it back.”

Representatives from DiNapoli’s office will be on site at the events listed below to help New Yorkers find out if they are owed money. New Yorkers and others may also check for unclaimed funds on-line at www.osc.state.ny.us or by calling toll free at 1-800-221-9311.

Date

Event

Location

County

Western NY

Feb. 23-25

Western NY Gift Show

Dome Center/Minett Hall
2695 East Henrietta Rd., Henrietta

Monroe

Central NY

Feb. 7-9

Tompkins County Seniors

Lifelong
119 West Court St, Ithaca

Tompkins

Feb. 22-24

Kidsfest

Convention Center Oncenter,
800 S. State St., Syracuse

Onondaga

Eastern NY

Feb. 8-10

Great Northeast Home Show

Times Union Center
51 S. Pearl St., Albany

Albany

Feb. 14

Senator Hugh Farley’s Healthy Heart Day

Riverfront Center
Amsterdam

Montgomery

Feb. 15-17

Greater Hudson Valley Home and Garden Show

Hudson Valley Sports Dome
240 Milton Turnpike, Milton

Ulster

Feb. 16

Black & Puerto Rican Caucus

Empire State Plaza, Albany

Albany

Feb. 20-22

Black History Month Celebration at the Plaza

Convention Center at the Plaza Empire State Plaza, Albany

Albany

NYC & Long Island

Feb. 7

Assemblywoman Michele Titus’ Assembly District Summit

JHS 231, 145-00 Springfield Blvd. Springfield Gardens

Queens

Feb. 11

Assemblyman José R. Peralta’s Office

82-11 37th Avenue, Suite 702
Jackson Heights

Queens

Feb. 21

Assemblyman Marc Alessi’s District Office

6144 Route 25A, Bldg. A, Suite 5 Wading River

Suffolk

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