IEC in the Community

Supporting One Another

SUPPORTING ONE ANOTHER

The members of the Island Employee Corporative feel that it is important for businesses to be engaged within the communities that are served. To this end, the IEC has held fund-raisers and made donations to several area organizations where the benefit would continue to provide for the island community.
As a worker-owned cooperative, we take seriously our mission to support our island community. With so many worker-owners, at least one of us is likely to be friends, neighbors or relatives with most everyone on the island!
This is why we care so much and want to give back what we can to our community. In our first year of operation, the Island Employee Cooperative reached out to support many of our community institutions including:
  • The Deer Isle and Stonington Volunteer Fire Departments
  • The Island Food Pantry for Thanksgiving dinners
  • Deer Isle-Stonington High School Sports Boosters for uniforms and equipment
  • Christmas toys for island kids

IEC IN THE COMMUNITY

Mums the Word for Education

Mums the Word for Education

Thanks to all the patrons who took part in our Autumn mums fundraiser. Each fall mums make an appearance at V&S Variety, Burnt Cove Market, & the Galley! The flower sale is the main fundraiser for the Island Employee Cooperatives annual scholarship to benefit...

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MaineLife Features Island Employee Coop

MaineLife Features Island Employee Coop

Television show MaineLife visited Deer Isle and Stonington this summer to feature Island businesses and attractions. The show gave the Island Employee Coop the chance to explain the coop's mission and give folks a quick tour of the Burnt Cove Market. The show airs...

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V&S Donates to ICC Auction

V&S Donates to ICC Auction

Each year the Island Employee Coop donates an item or items to be auctioned in support of the Island Community Center. This year was no different. V&S Variety contributed a Weber gas grill.,valued at $419, to the auction!. The grill works with either propane or...

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