Stewart’s News, Events, and Insights


Stewart’s Company Picnic At The Great Escape!

Kids riding ride at great escape

Stewart’s Shops appreciates the hard work our Partners put into our shops every day. We host a company picnic to give our Partners and their families an opportunity to have a day to relax and have some fun! The Stewart’s company picnic was held on 10/2 and on 10/8 at the Great Escape in Lake…
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7 Shops In 7 Weeks!

budeck Stewarts Shop grand opening

Stewart’s Shops is excited to announce that we are opening SEVEN new shops in SEVEN weeks! Yes, you read that right! These seven shops include four rebuilds and three new shops! In true Stewart’s fashion these new shops have been/will be constructed in only 9-12 weeks! 2022 continues to be a busy year for Stewart’s…
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Thank you for celebrating National Coffee Day with us!

National Coffee Day took place on Thursday, September 29th and we brewed up a LOT of coffee to celebrate! Over 92,000 coffees were given away for free from 12pm until close! This included any size hot, iced or cold brew coffee in any flavor, including french vanilla, hazelnut, richer roast, blueberry crumble and our seasonal…
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Meet Holly: The Service Dog Who Only Eats Stewart’s Ice Cream!

Service Dog with Owner and Shop Partner

In Scotia, a customer named Paul brings in his service animal Holly for ice cream every day. Paul has brought Holly to other ice cream shops in other states before, but Holly ONLY eats ice cream from Stewart’s Shops! “It’s amazing what service animals can do. She thinks before I do!” says Paul. “My wife…
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Stewart’s Story: Meet Madelaine

Madelaine the Shop Partner

Meet Madelaine! Madelaine has been working for Stewart’s Shops for 6 years and is the manager of shop 291, Delaware Ave in Albany. Madelaine is a self proclaimed work-acholic; she was working three jobs when she first took a position at Stewart’s. It didn’t take long for Madelaine to see the massive growth and support…
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Coffee With A Cop Day!

Cops and Customers talking while drinking coffee

Wednesday, October 5th was National Coffee with a Cop Day! Coffee with a Cop is an opportunity for residents to meet with their local neighborhood police at a safe community spot. It provides an opportunity for residents to have open conversations with their local police department about any concerns they may have or just talk…
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Stewart’s Shops is Recognized with the Spirit of Community Action Award!

Partners standing with award

On September 29th, Stewart’s Shops was awarded with the Spirit of Community Action Business Award by the Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO). This award is awarded to a corporation/business that truly embodies the essence of Community Action, whose passionate support and dedication to the greater community as a whole is unparalleled. This award embodies our…
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Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family Pledges $1 Million to Plattsburgh YMCA!

the YMCA in Ariel view

Stewart’s Shops has pledged $1 million dollars for the building of the Plattsburgh YMCA! In August of this year, the Plattsburg YMCA officially announced the acquisition of the former Wellness Center on New York Road from the Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH). According to Susan Dake, President of the Stewart’s Foundation, “Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family have…
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Stewart’s Story: Susan in Food Safety

Stewarts Partner in front of grocery wall

Meet Susan, Susan has been working for Stewart’s for 9 years and has a position in food safety for the Albany District. She started working for Stewart’s part time when her family needed extra money for her daughters’ braces. Susan began as a weekend opener and only worked 8 hours a week to fit her…
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