Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published February 03, 2014

CANCELLED: Media Advisory: Comptroller to Promote Shop Maryland Energy in Bel Air;Present MD Masters Awards

CANCELLED: Comptroller to Promote Shop


Maryland Energy in Bel Air; Present MD


Masters Awards


- Shop Maryland Energy at Cummins Appliance in Pikesville still


scheduled for 10:30 a.m. today -                                 


WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

                        HH Gregg representatives

Harford County Public School officials and students

Local and elected officials     


WHAT:          Comptroller Peter Franchot will urge consumers at HH Gregg in Bel Air to take advantage of Shop Maryland Energy, a special weekend offering a tax break on certain ENERGY STAR products.  Shop Maryland Energy begins at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 15, and runs through 11:59 p.m. Monday, February 17, with qualifying ENERGY STAR products exempt from Maryland’s six percent sales tax. A list of exempt and taxable items is available on the Comptroller’s website at


                        Comptroller Franchot then will  present Maryland Masters Awards to three Harford County students:  Jasanveer Aulakh, a fourth grader at Emmorton Elementary School, Bel Air, who did a mixed-media composition using collage techniques in the style of Charley Harper; Alexus Walz, an eighth grader at Aberdeen Middle School, who did a mixed-media composition of a tree using drawing techniques and design principles with colored pencil and ink; and Kenzie Targarona, a senior at C. Milton Wright High School in Bel Air, who did an expressive self-portrait in white charcoal. The Maryland Masters Award program recognizes students who have displayed extraordinary artistic skills and vision for Maryland’s future. The initiative celebrates the achievements of Marylanders through the arts and showcases the work of students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Their work will be on exhibit in the Comptroller’s Office in Annapolis for two months.


WHEN:          Today, February 3, 2014


WHERE:       Noon                                                   1 p.m.

                        Shop Maryland Energy                    Harford County Public Schools

                        HH Gregg                                           A.A. Roberty Building, Board Room           

                        680 Marketplace Drive                       102 S. Hickory Ave.              

                        Bel Air, MD 21014                             Bel Air, MD 21014


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