Mosaic awards $100K grant to St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 10, 2021

CONVENT — In honor of National First Responders Day, Mosaic recently awarded the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office a grant in the amount of $100,000 to support the purchase a 200kw generator and trailer which will enable the Sheriff’s Office to sustain operations at its training facility during long-term power outages.
During the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, the Sheriff’s Office training facility served as an Incident Command Center for recovery efforts. Numerous law enforcement deputies from several different jurisdictions were staged, housed and deployed into local communities to respond to the needs of St. James Parish residents. The training facility also served as a logistical center for the distribution of tarps, bottled waters, MREs and other supplies to the citizens of St. James Parish.
Ron Yasurek, general manager of Mosaic’s Louisiana Operations, and Jackie McCreary, public affairs manager for Mosaic’s Louisiana Operations, recently visited the Sheriff’s Office for a check presentation.
“Mosaic recognizes National First Responders Day to honor those who heroically respond to local emergencies affecting those who live and work in the communities where the company operates. We thank the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office and all St. James Parish first responders for their service to our community,” said Ron Yasurek.
The Sheriff’s Office appreciates Mosaic for its continued support of the agency’s efforts to better serve our residents in the wake of natural disasters and other emergencies.
Funding provided by the Mosaic Company impacts the long-term sustainability of the rescue agencies and provides enhanced levels of responder and civilian safety. To learn more about Mosaic’s commitment to the safety and wellbeing of employees and the communities in which they operate, visit
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