Holiday Match Season is Here!

Holiday Match Donations jar with a hand placing in money. The text reads Holiday Match!

Holiday Match begins on Thanksgiving Day! While you’re picking up some coffee, eggnog, milk, baking supplies, a quick bite, or even some ice cream, you’ll likely notice the Holiday Match container by the register at every Stewart’s Shop. Collections are accepted Thanksgiving day through Christmas day. This year many non-profits are facing unprecedented hardships. Many…
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Stewart’s Shops Supports the Wilton Fire Department’s Fill The Truck Event!

Santa standing with a box of toys for tots collections.

The holidays are fast approaching, and Stewart’s Shops was recently able to help the Wilton Fire Department get an early start on Christmas with a donation of $500 to their Fill the Truck event. The funds helped the fire department set up a drive-through toy collection for the Saratoga County Toys for Tots Convoy, which…
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Celebrating the Opening of our New Altamont Shop!

Altamont Grand Opening with Fresh and Flavor mascots

Our new shop in Altamont is open! The new and improved shop is a big improvement for the historic village  of Altamont,  with just over 1,700 residents. The new shop blends right in with the historic streetscape of this quaint village. On Friday, November 20th, we celebrated this newly rebuilt shop with our customers, local…
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Holiday Match Begins on Thanksgiving Day!

Holiday Match Check Presentation with Children

Holiday Match begins on Thanksgiving Day! While you’re picking up your holiday needs this month, whether you need a pie or some eggnog, milk, or even baking supplies, you will notice the Holiday Match container by the register at every Stewart’s Shop. Every little bit helps Whether you drop 10 cents or $10 in that…
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Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family Gives $25,000 to Help Columbia Memorial Health Purchase Cutting Edge Technology!

District Manager Andrea and CMH Chair presenting a check.

Recently, Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family provided the Columbia Memorial Health Foundation (CMHF) with a grant of $25,000 to help bring new bone scanning technology to their Greene Medical Imaging Center. The funds allowed the Foundation to purchase a Hologic Horizon DXA System, which not only measures bone density but assesses bone health, body composition, and other…
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Stewart’s Shops Supports the Hurley Heritage Society’s Scarecrows on Main Street Event!

Scarecrows at the Hurley Heritage Society

Halloween is almost here, and we could not be more excited. Despite the fact that Halloween may look a little different this year, we have truly enjoyed seeing the dedication our communities have shown at making it a fun and spook-tacular time for everyone! Recently, Stewart’s supported one of these events put on by the…
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Celebrating 75 years of Making Your Life Easier!

Original Schuylerville Shop

Stewart’s Shops has been evolving over the years to “Make Your Life Easier.” The 75 year evolution has taken the iconic convenience store chain from a simple ice cream shop to the neighborhood store with something for everyone.  The First Stewart’s Shop In 1945, Charles V. and Percy Dake purchased the first Stewart’s Shop with…
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Gary Dake Accepts Hot Dog Challenge for Charity!

Gary eating hot dogs

We knew our president, Gary Dake was pretty awesome, but we didn’t really understand the level of his awesome-ness until the Hot Dog Challenge was presented. It all started on National Hot Dog Day when Kristi Gustafson Barlette, Times Union Blogger, said she would never eat a convenience store hot dog. All that changed when…
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