Comptroller Franchot Visits Kensington Businesses

Comptroller Franchot presents Gala Artisan Jewelry & Gifts owner Linda Blackbourn with a proclamation recognizing their commitment to Maryland’s business community on March 30, 2015. From left to right: Comptroller Franchot, Linda Blackbourn, and Kensington Mayor Peter Fosselman.

Comptroller Franchot presents Goldsborough Glynn Classic Furnishings & Finds owners Margaret Goldsborough and Susan Glynn, with a proclamation recognizing their commitment to Maryland’s business community. The production crew for HBO’s “House of Cards” buys furniture for the show at the store.

Comptroller Franchot and Kensington Mayor Peter Fosselman stand outside Goldsborough Glynn Classic Furnishings & Finds with the store’s mascot “GiGi.”

Comptroller Franchot presents Frankly…Pizza Owner Frank Linn with a proclamation in recognition of his commitment to the local business community. From left to right: Comptroller Franchot, Frank Linn, and Kensington Mayor Peter Fosselman.

Comptroller Franchot presents Geiser Insider Guitar Studio owner Sean Geiser with a proclamation recognizing their commitment to Maryland’s business community. From left to right: Comptroller Franchot, Kensington Mayor Peter Fosselman, and Sean Geiser.

Preston Elementary School Tour

Comptroller Franchot tours Preston Elementary School in Caroline County where two new additions are being built and renovations are underway. When completed, the school will have a new kitchen, cafeteria, gymnasium and a larger media center.

Comptroller Franchot signs his name to the construction beam strategically located in one of the school’s new additions. The beam has also been signed by Preston Elementary School students and staff.

Comptroller Franchot gets briefed on construction progress.