WXXI Local Stories
Fri March 23, 2001
Local Lottery Office Will Serve Rochester Area Winners
By Mark Giardina
Rochester NY – If you live in the Rochester area, and be lucky enough to win the lottery, you won't have to drive allthe way to Buffalo or Syracuse to collect your money. On Monday, March 26th, Lottery Director Margaret DeFrancisco will cut the ribbon on the brand new GeneseeValley Claim Center, which will be located in Rochester.The claim center will service lottery winners in the Rochester area.There have been a number of local residents who have won large lottery jackpots since the game was first created by the state.