Comptroller reschedules Visit of Annapolis Stores for Shop Maryland for the Holidays tour to Dec. 19

-Comptroller to encourage Annapolis shoppers to spend their holiday gift dollars locally-

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

State and local leaders

WHAT:          Due to inclement weather today, Comptroller Franchot has rescheduled his stroll of Main Street in Annapolis as part of his statewide Shop Maryland for the Holidays tour to Friday, December 19. Comptroller Franchot will begin his walk at Irish Traditions, owned by Margaret Barry McLemore, which specializes in imported Irish and Scottish goods. He will then visit Kokopelli, a clothing and accessories boutique, owned by Shannon Barron. The Comptroller will continue on to Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar, a shop specializing in fresh olive oils and balsamic vinegars, and on to Back Creek Books, which buys and sells quality used and out-of-print books on history. The tour will end at Ron George Jewelers, known for its quality service.

WHEN           Friday, December 19, 2014


WHERE:       2 p.m.

                       Irish Traditions (starting point)

141 Main St.

Annapolis, MD 21401

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