On Friday, Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA), added 0.22% and closed at $81.05 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $73.87 and $81.12. The American Ireland Fund honored Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) yesterday at its 32nd Annual Chicago Dinner for its commitment to and investment in the entire island of Ireland, both north and south. Walgreens Boots Alliance is only the fifth company with noteworthyoperations in the Chicagoland area to receive the American Ireland Fund Corporate Social Responsibility Award in the dinner’s 32-year history.
Walgreens Boots Alliance was cited for the jobs and services it provides at over 170 stores in Ireland. Walgreens Boots Alliance Senior Vice President, Chief Property and Procurement Officer Patrick Dunne accepted the award on behalf of the company.
“I’m honored to accept this award on behalf of all my dedicated colleagues, and we recognize the challenge of this award to continue our strong corporate citizenship,” said Dunne, who is originally from Strabane, County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. “We are committed to being a standout global company through programs focused on the communities we serve, the environment, the marketplace and our workplace.”
Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX), jumped 1.21% and closed at $56.68 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $55.67 and $56.77. The company’s Market capitalization is $20.75 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 361.70 million. In honor of Veterans Day, Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human capital administration solutions for payroll, HR, retirement, and insurance services, recently declared a series of Paychex WORX resources aimed at providing recently’s business owners with best practices and actionable tips for taking on a veteran hiring strategy — no matter the organization size or budget.
Research indicates the number of small business loans to veterans is up, which means more veterans are pursuing entrepreneurial aspirations post-service. However, there is an entire group of business owners who are seeking to hire veterans to assist fill their staff(s), but may not know where or how to find them — or what might make a veteran an ideal candidate for an open position.