FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 21, 2014
TREASURER COWELL TO RETURN UNCLAIMED CASH AT STATE FAIR
Will Present Check to American Red Cross
RALEIGH – State Treasurer Janet Cowell will be making an
appearance at the Department of State Treasurer's NC Cash booth at the State Fair Wednesday to return a
sizeable claim to the National American Red Cross.
Treasurer Cowell will also be assisting state fairgoers in
finding their share of more than $350 million in unclaimed property that may
belong to them. During the fair’s opening weekend, close to $130,000 has been
claimed – including a claim for just over $86,000!
WHAT: NC Cash at State Fair
WHO: NC State Treasurer Janet Cowell and Barry Porter,
Regional Executive of Eastern NC, National American Red Cross
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2014
WHERE: NC State Fair, Kerr Scott Building, NC Cash Booth,
Space #23 & 24
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Unclaimed Property Division of the N.C. Department of
State Treasurer returned more than $50 million in unclaimed cash in 2013.
Unclaimed property consists of bank accounts, wages, utility deposits, stocks,
bonds and other property types that have been abandoned due to a loss of
communication or oversight. North Carolinians can search for unclaimed property