19 Aug 2020

Stewarts Shops Added as Major Sponsor



August 19, 2020 

1814 Commemoration Inc.
POBox 2549 
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Lana Putnam, Media Liaison

"Battle of Plattsburgh 2020 Virtual Commemoration"

1814 Commemoration Inc. secures Stewarts Foundation Grant Plattsburgh. NY 

1814 Commemoration Inc. announces it has received a "Stewarts Foundation Grant" to help commemorate the Battle of Plattsburgh in a Virtual presentation.

Stewart's supports thousands of local charities annually through their foundations. uStewart's Shops" has awarded this grant to support the virtual presentation of the Battle of Plattsburgh. We are committed to growing strong communities. Together with the Dake Foundations, Stewart's Shops donates over $7 million to local non-profit organizations such as 1814 Commemoration Inc.

The " Battle of Plattsburgh 2020 Virtual Commemoration" will be presented on the 1814 Commemoration Inc. website 1814inc.com starting August 23rd.

It will feature many 30-minute videos of various Battle of Plattsburgh related events and activities, interviews, music and other 1814 related information. Mountain Lake PBS has partnered with us and will be airing two movies "The Final Invasion" and "Battle of Plattsburgh Bicentennial Commemoration", which includes interviews with long term committee volunteers.

WIRY radio is also partnering with us to promote the event, and broadcast interviews and music related to the battle. There will also be commemoration ceremonies open to the public at various 1814 historic sites in Plattsburgh and surrounding areas. See 1814inc.com website for a complete schedule of events and ceremonies.

(All Public events will folow CDC and NYS COVID-19 restrictions)

About 1814 Commemoration Inc. Mission (1814 Commemoration, Inc.)
"to plan and produce a commemorative event which includes many different activities that enhance the awareness and knowledge of the historical significance of the British military invasion of the Champlain Valley in 1814 and the ensuing American naval victory which directly influenced the signing of the Treaty of Ghent and the end of The War of 1812."

About Stewarts Shops
Founded in 1945, Stewart's Shops is an employee and family owned convenience store chain based in Saratoga Springs, NY. Known for offering milk, ice cream, coffee, easy food, and gasoline in over 335 locations across upstate NY and southern VT.