Stephen McDow, director of membership & development at the Keystone Development Center…The number of dollar stores has grown by 50% in the last eight years, he said. “Less than 1% of items sold in these stores is fresh produce. Essentially … Continue reading Coop News (UK): 2019 Co-op Retail Conference
Delegates will also hear from Stephen McDow, Membership Director of Keystone Development Center, an NCBA CLUSA member. With examples including Durham Co-op Market and Weavers Way Co-op, delegates will benefit from insight into the American response to fierce competition in … Continue reading Co-ops UK 2019 Retail Conference
Being well-known for its many cooperatives, Greenbelt frequently welcomes visitors who wish to learn more about coop businesses. On behalf of the Greenbelt Cooperative Alliance, Leta Mach recently helped arrange two such visits. On May 11, visitors came from the National … Continue reading Greenbelt Welcomes Visitors Seeking Knowledge of Co-ops
The arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia coffee shop earlier this month underscores the deep current of inequality, bigotry and bias that still runs through too much of America. For far too many, this broader pattern in how … Continue reading NCBA CLUSA: In a Climate of Racial Tension, Let’s Lift Up Co-ops as Places of Inclusion
A Scottish professor has been inundated with messages of support from around the world after sharing a photograph of him and his Ghanaian wife to celebrate their interracial relationship. Professor John Struthers, 64, said he and Justina had endured more … Continue reading ITV: Professor’s defiant anti-racism tweet sparks worldwide praise
Stephen McDow c/o DC Stakeholders Committee – for 2018 wish to participate / partner with DCCPD to help find and create a creative solution to abate the food desert and health care desert in Ward 7 and 8 while making … Continue reading Stephen McDow Attends ODRDC Comission Meeting
National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) Membership and Stakeholder Relations Manager Stephen McDow wrangles giant teathered beachballs during the Co-op Festival in Washington, D.C., on October 1, 2017. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is one of the event’s partners. Read More Continue reading USDA: Stephen McDow At 2017 Coop Festival
Montgomery County Medical Society has a proven record of supporting physicians’ love of medicine and humanity by ensuring that members… Continue reading (Pages 14-15) Continue reading What Has The Montgomery County Medical Society Done For It’s Members Lately?
An estimated 1.5 million people have been uprooted in fighting that started with a political impasse in mid-December 2013 between President Salva Kiir and former Vice-President Riek Machar. The conflict also sent nearly 100,000 civilians fleeing to UN bases … Continue reading Never Forget That Millions In South Sudan Are Homeless!
South Sudan needs your help! Continue reading South Sudan Children Are Plagued By Hunger, Disease & Insecurity