Mike Clous got something even better than a raise from his employer: an all-expenses paid vacation for two to anywhere on the planet.

Instant Brands, manufacturer of kitchen appliances and products, has a rewards program that honors employees with the best attendance records at its five manufacturing and distribution centers across the country. Clous was among workers at the Charleroi facility who had perfect attendance from July 1 through Dec. 31, 2022, and won the drawing there.

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Rick Shrum joined the Observer-Reporter as a reporter in 2012, after serving as a section editor, sports reporter and copy editor at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Rick has won eight individual writing awards, including two Golden Quills.

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