Mayor Jim Vehrs and Reed-Custer School District Superintendent Mark Mitchell
both thanked Braidwood Station senior leaders for being excellent community
comments were among the highlights at the station's annual State of the Plant
breakfast Dec. 3 at the Braidwood Training Building.
Plant Manager John Keenan (pictured above) presented to approximately 20
community stakeholders about the impact Exelon and Braidwood Station have on the
Keenan discussed the two refueling outages held at the plant in 2018 and the
more than 2,600 additional workers it brought to the community, giving local
businesses a much-needed boost.
all see the additional traffic and higher sales tax revenue during (refuel
outages)," Mayor Vehrs said.
station also highlighted the many public outreach and charitable contributions
made each year in the community, specifically Fishing for a Cure, which raised
$55,000 last year for Ronald McDonald House Charities.