News Release from Lynn Fitch


News Release

Monday, January 21, 2019


For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Williams  

(601) 359-3913

Contact: Debra Hendricks Gibbs




Treasurer Fitch’s Unclaimed Property and College Savings Specialists
Joining Rep. Debra Gibbs at Ridgeland Town Hall Meeting January 24

Jackson, MS. On Thursday, January 24, college savings and unclaimed property specialists from Treasurer
Lynn Fitch’s office will join Representative Debra Gibbs at her town hall meeting at Ridgeland City Hall to help local residents.

“Both our unclaimed property and college savings programs help Mississippians achieve their best futures,” said Treasurer Fitch. “My
unclaimed property specialists can help find money that is rightfully yours, as they have for more than 46,500 claimants since I took office. And,
my College Savings Mississippi team can help stretch your savings dollar using MACS and MPACT, not only to help pay for college, but even to help
pay for private and religious K12 education. I appreciate Representative Gibbs inviting us to participate in this opportunity to serve the people
of Ridgeland.”

“I encourage all local residents to come out to my town hall meeting,” said Representative Gibbs (HD72, Hinds and Madison). “I want
to talk to you about your priorities for Mississippi and give you an update about this legislative session. I am pleased to work with Treasurer
Fitch’s office to help you use this opportunity to look for your unclaimed property and learn more about College Savings Mississippi, too.”

The town hall meeting will occur:

Thursday, January 24, 2019

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Ridgeland City Hall, 304 Highway 51 in Ridgeland

Staff from Treasurer Fitch’s office will be available to help people search the State’s unclaimed property list and begin the claims process, as well
as learn more about Mississippi’s two tax-advantaged college savings programs, MACS and MPACT. The State is currently holding $2,110,454.97 in
unclaimed property for Ridgeland residents and businesses, and over $7 million for those in Madison County.

Individuals can always check the State’s full unclaimed property listing or learn more about MACS and MPACT at