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.
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.
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 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.
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 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]
Cooperages 1912 and the Boswell Family recently announced a $250,000 donation to Cal Poly’s new JUSTIN and J. LOHR Center for Wine and Viticulture.
“We have historically supported the education of Cal Poly students by donating barrels as well as consulting on barrel experiments with our Director of Research, David Llodra. The new winery will allow us to contribute to these future winemakers’ education on a much larger scale.” said Elizabeth Van Emst, general manager of Cooperages 1912.
ISCO Supervisors & CEO Receive Patriot AwardsOn Monday, February 4, 2019 three Independent Stave Company employees were honored to receive the Patriot Award by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The presentation was held at Missouri Cooperage. The Patriot Award reflects the efforts made to support citizen warriors through a wide-range of measures including flexible schedules, time off …
For the past two years, Morehead Wood Products has been funding grants for classroom teachers through its program called ISCO Cares, a charitable giving program established by Independent Stave Company.