Franchot to Deliver Garrett, Allegany Cornerstone Awards on Tuesday

Comptroller will also make special presentation in visit to Lefty Grove Park in Lonaconing


Comptroller Peter Franchot


The Comptroller will spend Tuesday in Western Maryland, beginning at High Mountain Sports in Oakland to present the Garrett County Cornerstone Award for Local Business Excellence to owner Steve Green. Since 1987, High Mountain Sports has offered sporting equipment and apparel for all seasons and also provides repairs on bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks and more.

Mr. Franchot will then visit Lefty Grove Park in Lonaconing to see the recently-unveiled statue of the Hall of Fame local legend that baseball historians consider to be one of the greatest ever left-handed pitchers. While there, he will present a plaque commemorating the 90th anniversary of the 1929 World Series, in which Lefty's Philadelphia Athletics defeated the Chicago Cubs four games to one.

Afterwards, the Comptroller will travel to Lavale to present the Allegany County Cornerstone Award for Local Business Excellence to Lennox East owner Marlene Lennox. One of Maryland's oldest independent formal wear stores, Lennox East sells quality, affordable gowns, dresses and tuxedos for weddings, proms and other special occasions, attracting loyal customers from near and far.


Tuesday, October 8, 2019


2 p.m
High Mountain Sports
21327 Garrett Highway
Oakland, MD 21550

3:15 p.m.
Lefty Grove Park
3 Union Street
Lonaconing, MD 21539

4:15 p.m.
Lennox East
931 National Hwy
La Vale, MD 21502


Alan Brody:
410-260-6346 (office); 443-924-1473 (mobile)