Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford. Submitted Photo.
Illinois State Treasurer to Host I-Cash Event in Fairfield Next WeekIllinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford has announced that his office will be holding I-Cash events this week across south central Illinois. Two events will take place on Thursday, February 14th. The first event will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Centralia Regional Library District, located at 515 East Broadway in Centralia. Rutherford will hold a press conference at 1:45 p.m. The second event will take place at Vandalia City Hall, located at 431 West Gallatin Street in Vandalia. Rutherford will hold a press conference at 3 p.m.
Rutherford's office will also hold two I-Cash events on Wednesday, February 12th. The first event will take place at the MidAmerica Motorworks at 17082 U.S. Route 45 in Effingham from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Rutherform will hold a press conference at 9:30 a.m. The second event will take place from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Fairfield Public Library, located at 300 SE 2nd Street in Fairfield. Rutherford will hold a press conference at 11:15 a.m.
Abandoned bank accounts, stocks, items in safe-deposit boxes and other unclaimed property are turned over to the state treasurer when the owners can't immediately be found. The treasurer's I-Cash program attempts to return property to the rightful owners or their heirs. Last year, it returned more than $100 million worth of property.
To find out if you have unclaimed property through I-Cash, you can visit www.icash.illinois.gov. The website is updated weekly to reflect new properties remitted to the office. For more information, contact the Unclaimed Property Division by calling 217-785-6998 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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