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Governor Martin O’Malley to highlight EARN Iniative at Tulkoff

September 20th 2013

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Ruth Bohls

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Local Food Manufacturer to host Governor Martin O’Malley, to highlight EARN (Employment Advancement Right Now) Initiative

Baltimore, MD September 20th, 2013

Tulkoff Food Products, Inc. will host Governor Martin O’Malley, on Monday, September 23,2013 from 10:00AM-11:00AM as he highlights the EARN (Employment Advancement Right Now) job training initiative- a joint effort with members of the Maryland General Assembly to create industry-led regional job creation and workforce development partnerships that help to identify workforce needs for high-demand occupations such as construction, traditional and advance manufacturing, cyber security, and heath care; and develop and implement education or training strategies to address those shortages.


“We are honored to have been chosen to host the Governor’s visit to further discuss how industry partnerships will be used to work together to apply for the EARN program funding. Manufacturers like Tulkoff’s and organizations like the Maryland Manufacturing extension partnership (MEP) are a prime example of how industry and organizational partnerships will work together to develop the most efficient and effective ways to use the EARN funding,” said Philip Tulkoff, President of Tulkoff Food Products, Inc.


Guests will include:  Senator Kathy Klausmeier, Del. John Olszewski, Brian Sweeney:  MD MEP Executive Director, Mike Kelleher: MD MEP, Ursula Powidski: DBED Assistant Secretary, Amy Fusting: DLLR, Scott Jensen:  DLLR Deputy Secretary, Elisabeth Sachs: DLLR, Jay Hutchins: DLLR, Julie Squire: DLLR Assistant Secretary of the Workforce Development and Adult Learning, Maureen O’Conner: DLLR, Summar Goodman: DLLR and select members from The Baltimore Development Corporation.


About Tulkoff Food Products, Inc.-

Tulkoff Food Products, Inc. is a third generation, family owned manufacturer of condiments, sauces, dressings and ingredients.  Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, with a second manufacturing facility in Pittsburg, California, Tulkoff produces products for retail, foodservice, private label, co-pack and industrial clients.  Tulkoff’s product line includes:  Horseradish, garlic, ginger, pesto, seafood sauces, aioli and custom sauces.  For more information, visit Tulkoff.com.



EARN Maryland is a new state-funded, competitive workforce development grant program that is industry-led, regional in focus and a proven strategy for helping businesses cultivate the skilled workforce they need to compete. It is flexible and innovative, designed to ensure that Maryland employers have the talent they need to compete and grow in an ever-changing 21st century economy.