Franchot to Attend Agency’s Job Fair Today in Baltimore

Comptroller also will stop by the Baltimore City NAACP’s Freedom Fund Banquet

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot 

WHAT:          Comptroller Franchot will greet and talk with prospective employees this evening at the second of two Baltimore job fairs hosted by the Comptroller’s Office. The fair, which aims to attract job seekers to apply for a number of vacancies within the agency, will be held at the Humanim building (the old American Brewery building) in East Baltimore.

In addition to the Comptroller’s Office, representatives from six state agencies will be on hand to discuss their job openings, while the Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and Maryland New Directions, a nonprofit organization, will provide information about career counseling, employment training, computer skills courses and more. Additionally, representatives from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Workforce Exchange, the Baltimore Office of Child Support and the Jane Addams Resource Corporation will be in attendance.

Afterward, Mr. Franchot will drop by the Baltimore City NAACP’s 2016 Freedom Fund Banquet to mingle with attendees. Founded in 1912, the Baltimore City chapter was the second branch chartered in the United States. During last year’s annual convention, the Baltimore City branch received the 2015 Thalheimer Award in recognition of their many community programs and their outreach and marketing efforts.

WHEN:          Today, November 15, 2016                       

WHERE:        6 p.m.                                                              7 p.m.

Comptroller’s Job Fair                                   Baltimore NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

Humanim Building                                          Hilton Hotel

1701 North Gay St.                                         401 W. Pratt St.

Baltimore, MD 21213                                    Baltimore, MD 21201

CONTACT:   Alan Brody 410-260-6346 (office), 443-924-1473 (cell)