Independent Stave Company (ISCO) has closed on 8,016 forested acres in the Southcentral region of Kentucky, near the town of Somerset. The land was purchased for its abundance of mature stave quality oak logs. Over the next several years, ISCO Log Procurement will work with local loggers to sustainably harvest wood from the land to supply the company’s stave mill facilities in Kentucky and the adjacent states.
Donation from Cooperages 1912 Continues to Benefit Students through the Wine Industry Scholars Program at Sonoma State University
Summer 2021 will mark the fifth year of Cooperages 1912’s scholarship donation to the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. Cooperages 1912 has donated $10,000 per year for the past five years to the Wine Industry Scholars Program (WISP), which began in 2017.
Schools face a substitute teacher crisis. These districts are getting creative to fix it.
Stefanie Fernandez usually spends her work week in the finance office of Independent Stave, a company that manufactures oak barrels for bourbon and other spirits, headquartered in Lebanon, Missouri. But once every week or two since in December, Fernandez has trailed her son into his middle school when she drops him off for classes. She checks in at the office, collects a binder of “sub notes,” and reports to a classroom.
Independent Stave Company and The Boswell Family Continue Alzheimer’s Funding with Research and Chapter Donations Totaling $200,000
In a continued effort to aid the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease, Independent Stave Company and The Boswell Family recently donated a total of $200,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association. The donation will be divided between the clinical trial “DIAN-TU Tau Next Generation” and local Alzheimer’s Association Chapters in Missouri and Kentucky.
Originally posted by Cal Poly on the Cal Poly Wine and Viticulture Website and in the Fall 2020 issue of Vines to Wines.
ISCO Launches Volunteer Firefighters’ Initiative
Independent Stave Company is proud to announce the launch of the ISC Volunteer Firefighter Initiative. This initiative supports fire departments who rely on volunteer firefighters within the communities where Independent Stave Company cooperage facilities, mills and sales offices are located.
Independent Stave Company and The Boswell Family Donates $250,000 to Fund Alzheimer’s Research at Washington University in St. Louis
Independent Stave Company and The Boswell Family donated $250,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association to fully fund two Alzheimer’s Association Research Grants (AARG) awarded to Celeste Karch and Thomas Brett of Washington University in St. Louis.
ISCO Partners on Kentucky Apprentice Program
MCTC, Independent Stave, KY FAME Unite for Good JobsOriginally posted on the Maysville The Ledger Independent Online 6.25.2020Can you imagine earning a two-year college degree at virtually no cost with a part-time job included and the likely guarantee of a good-paying job at graduation with one of the world’s top manufacturers? That is exactly the opportunity that awaits five students …
Independent Stave Company and the Boswell family give $1 million for spirits maturation warehouse at UK
LEXINGTON, Ky., (Feb. 27, 2020) — Independent Stave Company and the Boswell Family are giving $1 million to the University of Kentucky to further spirits research at the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits. The gift will fund a maturation facility that will allow the Beam Institute to experiment with barrel aging spirits produced in its research distillery.
Independent Stave Company and Maker’s Mark Partner with UK to Map White Oak Genome
Independent Stave Company is excited to partner with the University of Kentucky and Maker’s Mark in mapping the white oak genome to ensure it’s health, high quality and plentiful supply for future generations. [VIDEO]