Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition—Application Deadline: May 15, 2011
The application deadline for the Business Plan Competition is just a few days away! Please postmark your business plans before Sunday, May 15, 2011. Please also submit a PDF document of your plan to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your written plan submission.
The Business Plan Competition helps young pharmacy entrepreneurs develop the blueprint necessary for buying an existing independent community pharmacy or developing a new pharmacy. You could also win a trip to the 2011 NCPA Annual Convention in Nashville, TN and the 2012 Multiple Locations Conference at the Grand Beach Resort in Naples, FL!
Interested in National Pharmacy Legislation and Government Affairs?
Register today for NCPA's 43rd Annual Conference on National Legislation and Government Affairs! This is the most empowering opportunity you'll have this year to advocate for your profession. Click here for online registration or a registration form.
The Conference will be held on May 23-25, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The cost to NCPA student members is discounted at $50 and the cost for NCPA non-student members is $75 which includes NCPA membership for one year.
Attending the NCPA Legislative Conference is vital to the profession and students are KEY to NCPA's political success! We are operating in a critical time for independent community pharmacy. New challenges emerge every day and we need your involvement! This meeting is your opportunity to show pharmacy's clout and pair with NCPA pharmacy owners from your state to visit Capitol Hill and discuss pressing issues to your profession. Don't miss a new Student Session from 11am – 12:30pm on Monday, May 23 at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill before the conference begins!
Also, pharmacy students and pharmacists can promote our issues to policymakers by using the NCPA Legislative Action Center. We need your help now more than ever! Sign up for regular action alerts that provide updates and requests for you to contact your member of Congress on issues of importance. Put a local face on national issues. Ensure your representatives in Washington, DC understand the important role that you play in health care delivery to the community.
NCPA Student Chapter End of Year Report—Deadline: May 31, 2011
NCPA Student Chapter End of Year Reports should be completed by each active NCPA student chapter. End of Year Reports are due on or by May 31, 2011. NCPA will recognize the top three student chapters and the most improved student chapter at our annual convention in October based on Chapter End of Year Report submissions.
The winner of Chapter of the Year receives a cash award of $2,000. First runner-up, second runner-up, and the most improved chapter will receive $1,000, $500, and $250 respectively. The award is based on activities during the preceding school year. Criteria include: neighborhood community service, creating members, promoting independent pharmacy, advocating legislative action, fundraising/misc., Business Plan Competition submission, MTM Challenge report submission, Legislative Advocacy Challenge report submission, and chapter bylaw submission. Click here for a report form.