The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY)
Stewart’s Shops brings more jobs with new district office
UTICA, N.Y. » Stewart’s Shops has announced plans to open its district office in the city of Utica, which will bring twelve new jobs to the city.
“We are proud to support our communities and make them stronger. As one of the largest employers in New York State, we are always hiring; we are pleased to bring these new job opportunities to Utica,” Stewart’s Shops President Gary Dake said in a news release.
Stewart’s Shops has a longstanding history of supporting Utica and the greater Utica areas. Stewart’s Shops currently has two shops in Utica and several in surrounding areas
In 2019 the convenience store chain and the Department of Environmental
Conservation worked together to clean up a contaminated and once abandoned lot in need of clean up resulting in a brand new Stewart’s Shops in Yorkville.
“Ever since Stewart’s Shops opened their first location in Utica several years ago, they have been a model business and outstanding community partner. We are grateful to Stewart’s Shops for their continued investment in Utica,” Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri said.
Stewart’s Shops committed to giving $8 million to nonprofits in 2022 across their market areas. Recipients include The Utica Bike Rescue, Utica Bulldog Pop Warner, Utica Little League, Utica Zoo, YWCA Mohawk Valley and many others.