Comptroller to Present Washington County Schaefer Award on Tuesday

Upcoming Shop Maryland Energy Weekend will also be promoted


Comptroller Peter Franchot


The Comptroller will visit Spichers Appliances & Electronics in Hagerstown on Tuesday to promote the upcoming Shop Maryland Energy Weekend. From Feb. 16-18, shoppers who purchase qualifying ENERGY STAR appliances are exempt from paying the 6 percent state sales tax.

In the afternoon, Mr. Franchot will present the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award for Washington County to For Otis Sake in appreciation of their nationwide efforts to rescue, rehab, and rehome dogs sitting on death row in kill shelters. Founder and President Laurie Brewer will accept the award on behalf of the organization.


Tuesday, February 12, 2019


11:30 a.m.
Spichers Appliances and Electronics
13427 Pennsylvania Ave.
Hagerstown, MD 21742

2:30 p.m.
Chamber of Commerce
1 S. Potomac St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740


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