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Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton is taking a tour today of Monaco Coach Corp.’s manufacturing facilities at its headquarters in Coburg, Ore.
According to a press release, the Secretary will tour the plant and speak to Monaco employees about the “Take Pride in America” program and its initiative to generate stewardship of the nation’s 800 million acres of public recreational lands by volunteers.
Monaco Coach is a charter partner in the nationwide program, established by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
“We are very fortunate to live in a country that is rich in natural beauty with abundant public lands, national parks, state parks, vast national forests and many other beautiful outdoor recreation settings, and we are excited that Monaco can participate as a corporate charter partner in this important national program that will allow our company and our employees the opportunity to enhance and preserve the natural beauty that we all enjoy,” said Kay Toolson, chairman and chief executive officer of Monaco Coach Corporation.
“This initiative is important to us as a company, to our more than 5,000 employees, to our dealers and to our customers. We are honored to have Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton visit our plant and provide an opportunity for our employees to learn first hand about this important volunteer initiative that will further improve outdoor recreational opportunities for all Americans.”