A Good Day

Yesterday was a good day! With one week left in the Capital Campaign, we are a Co-op closer to being capitalized. Yesterday, a core group of dedicated member-owners chose to spend their Saturday morning calling fellow owners and spreading the word: We are so close,...

Challenging the Average

As we count down the days and count up the campaign totals, every investment gets us closer to capitalizing the Co-op. The Capital Campaign is second only to your member-ownership in importance, and is the embodiment of Cooperative Principle No. 3: Member Economic...

Past is Prologue

It’s the final two weeks of the Capital Campaign and energy is high. As we enter the final stretch and pull out all the stops to bring the campaign to a successful conclusion, it’s easy to focus on what we still need to do together: namely, get $211,300...

Co-op Myths Debunked

Myth: Only member-owners can shop at the Co-op. Truth: The Co-op will be open to everyone for shopping, just like Tops, Wegmans, or Dash’s. Myth: Membership has a yearly fee. Truth: There is only a one time member-owner fee. Once you own it, you own it. Myth:...

It All Adds Up

By Mike Benzin, East Aurora Cooperative Market Board Member and Treasurer I received an offer in the mail today. A major financial institution wanted me to open a savings account with them. Their hook? That their 0.80% interest rate was many times higher than the...

See you tomorrow!

Just a friendly reminder…October is National Co-op Month and we’re celebrating tomorrow at Craft Tap House (701 Main Street) with a Happy Hour from 6-8 pm. Curious about the Co-op? Come tomorrow and we’ll fill you in. If you join tomorrow, you will...