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Brunswick honors Mercury Marine plant in Florida

Mercury Marine's plant in St. Cloud, Fla., recently received the Brunswick Corp. Chairman's Safety Award.

Mercury Marine's plant in St. Cloud, Fla., recently received the Brunswick Corp. Chairman's Safety Award.

The presentation at the St. Cloud facility was attended by Brunswick CEO Mark Schwabero, Mercury Marine vice president of global operations Chris Drees and other executives.

St. Cloud Mayor Rebecca Borders; Sherry Reeves, executive director of the Manufacturer’s Association of Central Florida; and Kevin Carr, CEO of Florida Makes also attended.

Brunswick said it will $10,000 on behalf of St. Cloud employees to a charitable organization of their choice. After a vote, the employees decided to give two awards: $5,000 apiece will go to the Give Kids the World Village foundation and the St. Cloud Community Pantry.

“Our St. Cloud facility continues to raise the bar for excellence in safety,” Drees said in a statement. “Their dedication to safety and commitment to creating a winning culture is the foundation for what our company is built on.”

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