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SC Johnson Donates $10,000 to Milwaukee County Lifeguard Corps

Local Lifeguards Placed Second in Good Morning America’s Lifeguard Surf &Turf Showdown

RACINE, Wisc., July 31, 2015  -- SC Johnson will give a team of local lifeguards a lifesaver of their own today in recognition of their competitive spirit and for advancing to the semi-finals of Good Morning America’s Lifeguard Surf & Turf Showdown. The company will donate $10,000 to the Milwaukee County Lifeguard Corps.

“They may have come in second place, but they are number one in the hearts of Wisconsinites,” said Kelly Semrau, Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs, Communication and Sustainability. “As a proud Wisconsin company, SC Johnson salutes this hard working team of lifeguards for their passion and their commitment to saving lives.”

Lifeguards across the country submitted their best "Shut Up and Dance" lip-synching videos earlier this summer to Good Morning America for a chance to compete to win $10,000. The Milwaukee County Lifeguard Corps, which is comprised of 230 lifeguards, sent in their video and was chosen as one of five semi-finalists.

About SC Johnson

SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE®, and RIDSECT®. The 129-year-old company, that generates $9 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world.