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Media Advisory: Governor Hogan to Honor Agriculture Hall of Fame Families

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan will induct two farm families into the Governor’s Agriculture Hall of Fame during the annual “Taste of Maryland Agriculture” event on February 6 at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie.

The Governor’s Agriculture Hall of Fame is the state’s most prestigious agriculture award, recognizing farm families with high standards of achievement and commitment to the industry and their communities.

More than 700 people are expected for the Maryland Agriculture Council’s annual event, which brings together state’s agricultural leaders and lawmakers. In addition, the Agriculture Council will present its annual educational grants. An extensive menu of locally-produced hors d’oeuvres will feature the variety and bounty of Maryland’s agricultural products, along with Maryland wine and beer tasting.


What:            

Governor Hogan to Attend Annual Taste of Maryland Agriculture Event and Induct Families into the Agriculture Hall of Fame

When: Thursday, February 6; 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Photo and interview opportunities with the families will begin at about 5:30 p.m. Reception opens at 6:30 p.m. with awards presentation to begin at 8 p.m.

Where:
Michael’s Eighth Avenue
7220 Grayburn Drive
Glen Burnie, MD

RSVP: Media interested in covering the event should RSVP to Susan Summers, 240-446-3601.

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Contact Information

If you have any questions, need additional information or would like to arrange an interview, please contact:

Jason Schellhardt
Director of Communications
Telephone: 410-841-5888

Megan Guilfoyle
Public Information Officer
Telephone: 410-841-5889

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