Comptroller to Tour Baltimore Ronald McDonald House on Tuesday

Iconic Italian pastry shop Vaccaro's to receive proclamation

WHO:

Comptroller Peter Franchot

WHAT:

Comptroller Franchot heads to Baltimore on Tuesday morning to tour the recently renovated Ronald McDonald House. The Board of Public Works has approved nearly $3 million in funding for this project since 2017. The Ronald McDonald House provides a "home-away-from-home" for seriously ill children and their families.

In the afternoon, Mr. Franchot will stop by the iconic Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop in Little Italy where he will present a proclamation to owners Nick and Maria Vaccaro. Vaccaro's was opened by Nick's father in 1956, and has become a mainstay for old-world, traditional Italian cookies, cannoli, cakes and more. The business also operates locations in Canton, Hunt Valley and Bel Air..

WHEN:

Tuesday, July 22, 2019

WHERE:

11 a.m.
Ronald McDonald House
1 Aisquith Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

1:15 p.m.
Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop
222 Albermarle Street
Baltimore, MD 21222

CONTACT:

Alan Brody: abrody@comp.state.md.us
410-260-6346 (office); 443-924-1473 (mobile)