Comptroller Franchot to Present Three Awards on the Eastern Shore

Comptroller to Present Silver Hammer, William Donald Schaefer Awards

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

State and local elected officials

WHAT:          Comptroller Franchot will present the 2016 Silver Hammer Award for Talbot County to Chapel District Elementary School in Cordova on this morning. The school was nominated for providing a safe and well-maintained building through excellent ongoing maintenance.  The school was renovated in 1994, and Aging School Funds were used to upgrade automatic temperature controls and improve building security.

The Comptroller will then travel to Dorchester County to present the 2016 Silver Hammer Award to Cambridge-South Dorchester High School. The school was nominated for providing a safe and well-maintained building through excellent ongoing maintenance. The Silver Hammer Award was established in 2010 in recognition of schools that demonstrate sound fiscal management and commitment to well-maintained buildings. Comptroller Franchot visits schools throughout the state as part of his role as a member of the Board of Public Works, which approves public school construction funding.

Comptroller Franchot will then present the 2016 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award to Santo Grande, president and CEO at Delmarva Community Services (DCS). DCS provides support and a variety of services to individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. Also serves senior citizens and medically frail persons.

WHEN:          Today, April 22, 2016

WHERE:        11:45 a.m.                                          1:15 p.m.

Chapel District Elementary School   Cambridge-South Dorchester High School
11430 Cordova Road                          2475 Cambridge Beltway

Cordova, MD 21625                                Cambridge, MD 21613

2:30 p.m.

Delmarva Community Services Senior Center: 2450 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge, MD 21613

CONTACT:   Vicki Fisher 410-260-7816 (office), 443-534-6259 (cell)