BOCA RATON, Fla. -- A work-scholarship program developed at Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester, N.Y., has been instrumental in reversing high school dropout rates for participating students and is a valuable source of in-store workers. Danny Wegman, Wegmans' president, gave an update of the 14-year-old program during last week's meeting of the Food Marketing Institute's Midwinter Executive Conference. Wegman is also FMI chairman. "Rochester is the 73rd largest city in the nation, but it's the ...

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