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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cooperages 1912 & Oak Solutions Group Announce $100,000 Donation to Support Northern California Communities after Devastating Wildfires
Napa, Calif. (Dec. 4, 2017) – Sister companies Cooperages 1912 and Oak Solutions Group are pleased to announce their donation to The Tipping Point and the Redwood Credit Union for wildfire relief efforts in northern California wine country. The companies are making a joint donation of $100,000, which includes employee donations and a company match.
The Tipping Point Emergency Relief Fund will receive $50,000 and Redwood Credit Union Community North Bay Fire Relief Fund will receive $50,000. Donations given to the Tipping Point Emergency Relief Fund will be directed to North Bay community foundations and service providers to support low-income communities hit hardest by the fires. The Redwood Credit Union is receiving donations to support North Bay fire victims in all four affected counties.
“The northern California area and local wine community are close to the heart of our family and our company,” Independent Stave Company CEO Brad Boswell, said. “The impact of the fires on our employees, customers and friends has been immeasurable. This is an opportunity for our companies and our employees to give back to a community that has given so much to our industry.”
Cooperages 1912 and Oak Solutions Group offer premium wine barrels, oak alternatives and enological tannins to winemakers throughout the world. Founded four generations ago by the Boswell Family, parent company Independent Stave Company continues to embrace the core values of family, innovation, community and hard work.