Walgreens opens new training center for young workers with autism

EVANSTON, Ill. — Walgreens opened a new training facility here in partnership with Have Dreams, an advocacy group for children with autism, according to a story published Wednesday by Evanston Now

The training involves setting up displays, working the cash register, stocking and organizing shelves and other skill sets that enable the autistic students to make a contribution to a store’s operations.

Randy Lewis, retired Walgreens SVP supply chain and logistics, and Mark Wagner, president of operations and community management for Walgreens attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony.



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