Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published December 18, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY: Comptroller Shops Locally in West Annapolis

MEDIA ADVISORY: Comptroller Shops Locally in West Annapolis

Media Advisory

Comptroller Shops Locally in


West Annapolis, Urges


Consumers to Follow Suit


this Holiday Season


Will Talk To Area Business Leaders,


Elected Officials and Consumers    




WHO: Comptroller Peter Franchot
Patrick Donoho, president, Maryland Retailers Association
State and local elected officials
Business representatives

WHAT: Comptroller Franchot will visit the shops of West Annapolis to join elected officials and area business representatives in encouraging consumers to shop locally this holiday season as part of his “Shop Maryland for the Holidays” campaign. As Maryland’s Chief Fiscal Officer, Comptroller Franchot is encouraging Marylanders to support local businesses when shopping for the holiday season. Supporting local businesses, who employ more than 500,000 hard-working Marylanders, keeps citizens’ hard-earned money in their communities, allowing for revitalization and sustainability of neighborhoods.

WHEN: Thursday, December 20, 2012
              11 a.m. 

Tara’s Gifts & Parties of Distinction
               (starting point)
               10 Annapolis Street
               Annapolis, MD 21401

CONTACT: Caron Brace, (410) 212-9414, cell