Franchot to Present Schaefer Award to Montgomery Co. Business Leader, Philanthropist

–  Tamara C. Darvish named 2015 W.D. Schaefer Helping People Award recipient –

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

State and local elected officials

WHAT:           Comptroller Franchot will present the third of this year’s William Donald Schaefer Helping People Awards to recipient Tamara C. Darvish, who has devoted much of her life serving those in need in Montgomery County. Mrs. Darvish, who is executive vice president at Pentagon Federal Credit Union, has supported a wide-range of causes in the community from financial education and the arts to helping wounded warriors and providing community resources to support the homeless.

The Schaefer award, created by Comptroller Franchot four years ago, honors the legacy of public service exemplified by former Governor, Comptroller and Baltimore City Mayor William Donald Schaefer.

WHEN            Wednesday, April 22, 2015

                        6 p.m.

WHERE:        PenFed Credit Union/Pen Fed Realty Offices

Georgetown Square

10400 Old Georgetown Rd.

Bethesda, MD 20814

CONTACT:    Barbara Sauers 410-260-7438 (office), 410-212-9414 (cell)