Putnam County Executive
March 26, 2013
Odell, Sen. Schumer Tour Patterson Manufacturing Site
Fryer Machine Systems owner Larry Fryer, left, met with County Executive MaryEllen Odell and U.S. Senator Charles Schumer on Monday, March 25 at his Patterson manufacturing plant. MaryEllen and Sen. Schumer were discussing legislation that would train Putnam workers for skilled manufacturing positions with companies that presently have job openings but face a “skills gap.” The AMERICA Works Act would restructure the way workforce training programs are financed and provide industry recognized credentials to program graduates.