[ May 19, 2013; 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. ] Our 2013 Spring Members’ Assembly Meeting is coming up on Sunday, May 19th from 12-2pm. Your Board of Directors will present the 2012 Annual Report and we’ll hear an Operations Update from the Workers’ Assembly. Additionally, we’ll be discussing the results of the 2013 Member-Owner Survey. If you have not yet completed this year’s survey [...]
A week from today, we’re sending out our annual member-owner survey. Meeting the needs of our growing and changing community is at the core of our cooperative philosophy, and we need your help in order to nurture a passionate, engaged community. By sharing your experiences & priorities, the Workers’ Assembly and Board of Directors can [...]
In the Fall Members’ Assembly Meeting on October 28, 2012, the Annual Report Committee requested that the Board of Directors issue a corrected 2011 Annual Report with updated financial information to reflect our 2011 payroll tax obligation. Included in this updated annual report is financial information regarding our 2011 payroll taxes as reported in the [...]
Looking for a unique way to celebrate the holidays or just a fun office excursion? We are now offering private luncheons and tours for groups during the weekdays (Monday-Thursday). We will create a customized banquet menu for your group and allow you to enjoy your celebration in the entirety of the the pub. Additionally, you [...]
A Worker Co-op Federal Credit Union is very far along in its process of receiving a charter. At this stage, they need to demonstrate a sufficient level of interest, and that means having 2,000 interest surveys completed. The trick is that only members of UFWC or NoBAWC cooperatives can fill them out. As a member [...]
Great news! Through our offering of Member-Investor Shares we’ve now raised over $200,000 and are currently 54% of the way toward the total investment goal!
With construction under way, the clock is ticking and we’ve got $172,500 left to raise. That means we need every member-owner who can make an investment in these Shares to do [...]
On our path to website legitimacy, we’re one step closer with our addition of the online store! Your hand will be totally soaked if you try to drink a beer without having it in a container…so buy a mug! Got a head? Put a hat on it! Our shirts are specifically [...]
Last week the Workers’ Assembly hosted the first Investor Q&A Happy Hour at our development office. A little more than twenty people came by to hear more about our offering of Member-Investor Shares with a some new members joining the Co-op and some members coming by to sign subscription agreements. The night was a big [...]
Black Star is pleased to officially announce the commencement of a second round of our offering of Member-Investor Shares!
We first offered Member-Investor Shares in 2008 with the goal of raising $375,000 and quickly reached our interim goals to launch the location search. However, the offering was put on hiatus that fall as the search took [...]
Member-Investors converse in front of the development office
This past Friday, January 22nd, we hosted a thank-you happy hour at the development office for member-owners who have previously completed an investment in our Member-Investor Shares. We gave a couple tours of the future brewpub, enjoyed appetizers prepared by our future chefs, and showed off the completed [...]