Comptroller Franchot to Tour Downtown Havre de Grace; Stop by Howard Co. Fairgrounds

-Comptroller to See Four Projects, Including 1871 Havre de Grace Opera House-

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

Local elected and community leaders

WHAT:           Comptroller Peter Franchot will present a proclamation this morning to the Harford County Office of Economic Development to recognize its new office on the Route 40 corridor, which is providing more convenient access for local residents. The Comptroller also will meet with Executive Director Karen Holt and staff and tour the new facility.

In his role on the Board of Public Works, Comptroller Peter Franchot then will join Havre de Grace Mayor Bill Martin and other local elected and community leaders for an afternoon tour of four city sites highlighting ongoing and future projects, including Tydings Park, Concord Point Park, a property at Water Street and the Havre de Grace Opera House, built in 1871. The tour will begin at Veterans Memorial at Tydings Park.

The Comptroller will wind up his day with a stop at the 70th annual Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship. The Comptroller will take in the fair’s sights, greet fair goers and visit with some of its many vendors.          

WHEN            Today, August 10, 2015

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

Harford Co. Office of                                       Havre de Grace Downtown Tour

Economic Development                                    Starting point: Veterans Memorial

2021 Pulaski Highway, Suite D                         Tydings Park, Commerce Street

Havre de Grace, MD 21078                             Havre de Grace, MD 21078

3:45 p.m.

Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship, MD 21794

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