Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published October 06, 2013

Media Advisory: Comptroller Franchot Discusses Economy at Howard Chamber, Delivers Honor to Maryland Food Bank

Comptroller Franchot Discusses Economy at Howard Chamber,


Delivers Honor to Maryland Food Bank


- Guest Speaker at Leonard Paper Company Event -



WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

                        Local elected officials

                        Baltimore County representatives

                        Maryland Food Bank representatives

                        Howard County representatives

                        Leonard Paper Company representatives

                        Local business community         


WHAT:           On the heels of a successful Hunger Action Month, Comptroller Franchot will present a proclamation to the Maryland Food Bank recognizing them for their continuing work to end hunger in Maryland. Their programs, which target children, seniors living on fixed incomes and hard working adults, provide critical education and resources to the 720,000 people living with food insecurity in the state.

The Comptroller will be a guest speaker at a business roundtable hosted by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce, discussing the economic climate in the county and the state of Maryland. Later in the morning, the Comptroller will also speak at an event congratulating Leonard Paper Company on their new membership in the Maryland Green Registry and installation of new, solar technology.  The registry is a state-supported program created in 2009 to give a voice to all the businesses, schools, nonprofits, government and other facilities that are actively implementing environmental best practices that minimize impacts and save money.


WHEN:           Tuesday, October 8, 2013


WHERE:         8 a.m.                                                                                      9:30 a.m.

                        Speak: HowardCounty Chamber of Commerce                   Proclamation Presentation

                        5560 Sterrett Place, Suite 105                                                     Maryland Food Bank

                        Columbia, MD21044                                                                 2200 Halethorpe Farms Road

                                                                                                                        Baltimore, MD 21227


                        11 a.m.

                        Speak: Leonard Paper Company

                        725 North Haven Street

                        Baltimore, MD 21205



CONTACT:    Kim Frum 410-260-7210 (office), 443-949-1583 (cell)