AUGUST 3, 2017
CONTACTS: TIM ZINK 410-962-4436/SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524
Cardin in Southern Maryland to Tour Important New Job Training Center, Innovative Effort to End Hunger
Senator also to host listening session with Calvert County officials
TOMORROW, Friday, August 4, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin will take part in three events in Calvert and Charles counties that highlight the many important connections between federal policies and local communities.
Media may RSVP for any of the following events to Tim Zink, [email protected]gov
Friday, August 4 at 10:00 AM, Senator Cardin will tour the new College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Center for Trades and Energy Training, the first building on the Regional Hughesville Campus, which provides local residents direct access to specialized training in career fields with substantial growth potential like HVAC, electrical, plumbing and construction. The 30,000-square-foot center also will house the CSM Maryland Center for Environmental Training.
WHAT:          Tour of the College of Southern Maryland’s New Center for Trades and Energy Training
WHO:            U.S. Senator Ben Cardin
                        Dr. Maureen Murphy, President, College of Southern Maryland
                        College of Southern Maryland Trustees
                        County Commissioners, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties
WHEN:          Friday, August 4 at 10:00 AM
WHERE:        College of Southern Maryland, 6170 Hughesville Station Place, Hughesville, MD 20637
Friday, August 4 at 12:00 PM, Senator Cardin will join the Calvert County Commissioner and Administrators for a briefing on current local priorities, projects and needs.  
WHAT:           Lunch Briefing with Calvert Co. Commissioner and Administrators
WHO:            U.S. Senator Ben Cardin
                        Pat Nutter, Commissioner, Calvert County
                        Calvert County Administrators
WHEN:          Friday, August 4 at 12:00 PM
WHERE:        Heritage 485, 485 Main St., Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Friday, August 4 at 1:30 PM, Senator Cardin will learn more about the exceptional programs offered by End Hunger in Calvert County, a non-profit collaboration between Calvert County businesses and community leaders who have united to end hunger by hosting local food pantries, food drives and raising awareness within the county. The program, created in 2008, focusses on leading low-income individuals and families to self-sufficiency, offering job training programs, free tax services and community outreach to local residents. The senator also will tour the Culinary Arts Center, an onsite commercial kitchen that provides unique job training programs in culinary fields. 
WHAT:          Tour and Overview of Programs at End Hunger in Calvert County
WHO:            U.S. Senator Ben Cardin
                        Rev. Robert Hahn, CEO, End Hunger in Calvert County
                        End Hunger in Calvert County Board Members
WHEN:          Friday, August 4 at 1:30 PM
WHERE:        End Hunger in Calvert County, 6201 Solomon’s Island Road, Huntingtown, MD 20639