At Stewart’s Shops, We Bring People Together!

Nice Partners Make Nice Customers Blog Photo

At Stewart’s we love to say that nice Partners create even nicer customers! We view ourselves as an essential part of the communities we serve and hold ourselves to that standard. Our shops have become a community meeting spot; a place for social gathering that truly does bring people together. The friendly, neighborhood atmosphere in…
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Stewart’s Story: Meet Joanne at the Corporate Office!

Stewart's Story: Meet Joanne

Joanne is a prime example of a Stewart’s Partner who took control of her professional growth resulting in an incredibly successful 30-year career. Currently working with the Corporate Risk Management Team, Joanne started out as an Administrative Assistant at Stewart’s, planning to only work here as a side job to help pay for college. Joanne…
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Stewart’s Shops to offer American Red Cross blood donors a sweet reward in June: “Give A Pint, Get A Pint” returns for an eighth year

Give a Pint Get a Pint campaign

Summer is a time when blood donations slow down. Yet the need for blood donations doesn’t take a summer vacation. That’s why for the eighth year in a row, Stewart’s Shops is treating Red Cross blood donors to free pints of ice cream as a part of the “Give a Pint, Get a Pint” program…
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Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family Donate $100,000 to the Larry Gordon Outdoor Education Center at Camp Saratoga

Wilton Wildlife Preserve Stewarts Donation

Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family recently contributed a generous donation of $100,000 to the Wilton Wildlife Preserve for a project to develop an Outdoor Education Center that will become the focal point for visitors and users of Camp Saratoga. This Center is being named after Larry Gordon, a long-time transformative Wilton leader and Saratoga County planner who…
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Perspective from Gary Dake, President of Stewart’s Shops: Sharing with Employees is Key to Success

Gary Dake president of Stewarts Shops

Devotion, fairness and taking up the time and mental space to remember his employees are just a few of the reasons Stewart’s Shops President and President Gary Dake, has been once again honored with leadership recognition in the annual Top Workplaces report. (His leadership among large employers was last recognized in 2021.) Employees say Dake…
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Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family Contributes $100,000 Grant for Expansion of 4-H Center

4H facility

Saratoga County 4-H is receiving $100,000 from Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family for their 4-H Lead the Legacy Campaign to raise funds for a new educational facility at the Saratoga County 4-H Training Center in Ballston Spa. The Center is used by 4-H youth clubs and for community events and attracts over 12,000 youth each year. “It’s…
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Despite a Challenging Economy, Stewart’s Partners Receive Generous ESOP Contribution

Stewarts Partner

Partners at Stewart’s Shops are wearing their “Stewart’s Smiles” as they received their 2022 Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) statements this week. A $19 million contribution was made to 3,000 active employees’ ESOP accounts which equates to 16% of each Partner’s 2022 wages. Additionally, ESOP participants saw their account balances grow by 12.5% in 2022….
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