OS client is Walgreens Employee of the Month Award in Cape Coral, Florida

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Michael Nelson, an Opportunity Services client in Cape Coral, Florida was Walgreens Employee of the Month for May 2015! Michael has been working at Walgreens for almost a year and a half. He enjoys stocking shelves throughout the store and getting to know his co-workers. Brian Magee, Store Manager of Walgreens (pictured above with Michael), cannot say enough good things about Michael and what he adds to the team! “Michael is a great asset to our store. He always gets the job done with a smile on his face. I wish I had ten more employees just like him!”

Michael loves his job at Walgreens and says his favorite thing is getting to know his co-workers. They are a great group of people and truly make him feel like a part of the team! After Michael placed 3rd for tennis at the state Special Olympics, the entire Walgreens staff encouraged Michael to wear one of his medals around the store as recognition. Previously Michael worked in the food service industry for several years, but he is extremely glad he made the switch to retail. “I couldn’t ask for anything more at Walgreens,” says Michael. “I love working here and am honored to be the Employee of the Month.”

Opportunity Services job coaches, Darlene Free and Bill Lentulay have seen Michael’s growth on the job, as they both provide on-site support to Michael when needed at Walgreens. Since he started at Walgreens, his job has continued to grow, with more and more daily tasks and responsibilities, but that doesn’t scare Michael! He welcomes new opportunities on the job with a great attitude and work ethic. Both Darlene and Bill are happy to continue assisting Michael on the job at Walgreens.

In his free time, Michael likes to go bowling, join in boat rides and take dance class at Rhythm In Motion, a local dance school where he takes classes for ballroom dancing and country line dancing. His favorite type of dance is the tango! Congratulations on your success at Walgreens, Michael!