Curtze EITC Donation Benefits Career Street


ERIE — Career Street, a community service program of the Erie County Vocational-Technical School Foundation, recently received a $5,000 donation from Curtze Food Service as part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Curtze, headquartered in Erie, is a full line food service distributor that has been in business for more than 135 years.

On hand for the check presentation were (from left): Bruce Kern II, president, Curtze Food Service; James Bucksbee, president, Erie County Vocational-Technical School Foundation; Jennifer Pontzer, executive director, Career Street; Christopher Holmberg, director of human resources, Curtze Food Service; and, Scott Kern, vice president and general counsel, Curtze Food Service.

Pennsylvania’s EITC program provides tax credits to eligible businesses contributing to educational improvement organizations in order to promote expanded educational opportunities for students.