Nadine Maeser
Public Information Officer

Terri Charles
Asst. Public Information Officer


July 18, 2019

Government Relations and Public Affairs
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Media Advisory:
Adult Treatment Court graduates honored at Circuit Court for Calvert County

On Thursday, July 25, eight graduates will celebrate their sobriety and successful completion of a court-supervised program during a graduation ceremony at the Circuit Court for Calvert County’s Adult Treatment Court.

Since the Adult Treatment Court’s inception in 2015, more than 65 individuals have graduated from the program, which focuses on assisting participants in achieving self-sufficiency and becoming responsible members of the community.

WHO:    County Administrative Judge Mark S. Chandlee, presiding
Speaker Scott F. Travers, Regional Director for Anne Arundel/Southern Maryland Office of U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen
               Keynote speaker Jonathan Riffe, Annapolis City Fire Department, and author of
  Thomas Sweatt: Inside the Mind of D.C.’s Most Notorious Arsonist

WHAT:    Circuit Court for Calvert County Adult Treatment Court Graduation

WHEN:   Thursday, July 25, at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Courtroom 1, Circuit Court for Calvert County, 175 Main St., Prince Frederick

NOTE: Please contact the Maryland Judiciary’s Division of Government Relations and Public Affairs by email at or 410-260-1488, if you plan to attend or have questions about the event. Cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom during the graduation ceremony; however, members of the media may conduct on-camera interviews in the lobby area outside of the courtroom. Judge Chandlee and the two guest speakers will be available for interviews immediately following the graduation ceremony. All persons being photographed should be asked for their consent before a picture is taken. Program participants can also be interviewed after the ceremony.