Former WAG CEO honored in NYC

Left: Chairwoman emerita of the National Center for Learning Disabilities, Anne Ford, with Cork Walgreen, displaying his Spirit of Achievement Award Right: NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg addressed attendees as CNN’s Paula Zahn looked on.

NEW YORK —A VIP list of guests appeared at the National Center for Learning Disabilities’ 33rd annual benefit dinner at New York’s Tribeca Rooftop on April 28. Former Walgreens CEO Charles “Cork” Walgreen III accepted the Spirit of Achievement Award, recognizing the chain’s efforts to hire disabled workers. Other guests included CNN’s Paula Zahn, ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, political consultant James Carville and New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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