Comptroller Franchot to Recognize Walrus Oyster and Ale House

Restaurant at National Harbor honored for oyster shell recycling efforts

WHO:

Comptroller Peter Franchot

WHAT:

Comptroller Franchot on Friday will present a proclamation to Walrus Oyster and Ale House for the business' efforts to recycle oyster shells via the Oyster Recovery Partnership's Shell Recycling Alliance. Accepting the recognition will be one of the owners, Michael Sternberg, and Assistant General Manager Carla Servilla. The restaurant, which is part of the Star Restaurant Group, focuses on locally sourced foods and has locations at National Harbor and in Columbia.

Recycled shells used by aqua farms stimulate oyster production and promote a cleaner Chesapeake Bay, while individuals and businesses can claim the Oyster Shell Recycling Tax Credit of up to $1,500 a year.

WHEN:

Friday, December 6, 2019
11:45 a.m.

WHERE:

Walrus Oyster and Ale House
152 Waterfront St.
Oxon Hill, MD 20743

CONTACT:

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