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September 9, 2008


See if You Are Owed Some of NY's $9B in Unclaimed Funds at Five Events in Queens

New Yorkers can find out if they are owed some of the state’s $9 billion in unclaimed funds at events across the state in September, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced today.

“New York has $9 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 at or by calling toll free at 1-800-221-9311.

Date Event Location
Sep. 11
10 am – Noon
City Councilman James Gennaro’s Senior Services Fair Hillcrest Senior Center
168-01 Hillside Avenue
Sep. 20
10 am – Noon
Assem. Ann-Margaret Carrozza’s Retirement/Senior Planning Forum Queens College,
Student Union Ballroom, 4th Floor Flushing
Sep. 24
10 am – 2 pm
Assem. Margaret Markey’s Senior Forum 1 Self-Help Maspeth Senior Center
69-61 Grand Ave.
Sep. 25
10:30 am – 2 pm
Assem. Margaret Markey’s Senior Forum 2 Woodside Senior Center
50-37 Newtown Road
Sep. 27
10 am – 2 pm
Assem. Catherine Nolan’s State Fair St. John’s Ridgewood United Methodist Church, 1737 Linden Street


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