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Giant-Landover donates $10,000 to NCCF for Black History Month

BY Alaric DeArment

LANDOVER, Md. — Ahold USA banner Giant Food of Landover, Md., presented a check for $10,000 to the National Center for Children and Families at a Giant store in Washington, D.C., to mark Black History Month and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s "I Have a Dream" speech. NCCF executive director Sheryl Brissett Chapman, recently featured in Giant’s Profiles in Excellence publication, accepted the donation.

Pictured in the photo, left to right: John Hicks, district director, Giant; Joe Adams, store manager; Walter Nash Jr., founder and CEO, Lefty’s Spices; Steve Lerman, manager of staffing and diversity, Giant; Sheryl Brissett Chapman; Walter Nash Sr., Lefty’s Spices; Robin Anderson, human resources director, Giant; Jennifer Gonzalez, event specialist, Giant.

 

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ABC shareholders re-elect eight board members

BY Michael Johnsen

NAPLES, Fla. — Eight directors were elected to serve on the board for AmerisourceBergen for a one-year term at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting held here Thursday, the wholesaler announced. Of the eight, Douglas Conant was up for election before shareholders for the first time. AmerisourceBergen’s board voted Conant in on Jan. 2. 

Retiring from the board is Charles Cotros, who has served as a director since January 2002. “I want to thank Charles for his eleven years of outstanding service to AmerisourceBergen,” stated Richard Gozon, AmeriscourceBergen chairman. “We will miss his insight and counsel, and we wish him all the best in his retirement.”

The AmerisourceBergen board of directors is comprised of nine members, all of whom are independent directors, except president and CEO Steven Collis. The ninth member of the board is Jane Henney, retired professor, Internal Medicine and Public Health Service, College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati.


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App designed to make NACDS Annual experience more convenient

BY Alaric DeArment

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has launched a mobile app for its upcoming 2013 Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., the retail pharmacy trade group said.

Sponsored by the Emerson Group, the app is designed to provide attendees with an updated schedule, list of speakers, floor plan, list of companies and other important information. The meeting takes place from April 20-23.

"Celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, NACDS continues to utilize technology to continuously enhance the meeting experience," NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson said. "Innovations in technology enable NACDS to bring cutting-edge efficiencies to its member programs and services."


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