ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The 14th annual National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation dinner raised nearly $1.8 million, which will benefit research, charity and scholarships.
The dinner, which took place in New York Tuesday night, included a keynote address by former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, retired Gen. Colin Powell, who reflected on its five decades of leadership. NACDS Foundation president Kathleen Jaeger said during her remarks at the dinner, "We could not do the important work of the foundation without guidance and leadership of our supporters and friends. We're researching ways to help patients manage their medications better. We're researching new ways to advance patient health in emerging healthcare models. We're introducing higher education and research opportunities to evaluate innovative practices that offer increased access to millions of patients."
The NACDS Foundation also recognized recipients of the 2012 Excellence a