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PAWNY Board Meeting date has been changed to Thursday 4/12/18. Location remains at Classics V as usual.



WNY Community Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 28, 2018, 10 am- 2 pm.  Part of the DEA National Take Back Day which aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while educating the public about the potential for abuse of medications. 13 WNY locations are participating.  For more information, visit



The PAWNY CE Foundation is a member of Amazon Smile.  When you make a purchase through Amazon Smile, PAWNY receives a donation from your purchase for our CE Foundation.  Through March 31st, Amazon Smile is TRIPLING the donation amount when customers make their FIRST PURCHASE.  Here is how to access:

Go To:

Sign into your account (same account info, wish lists, payment and address as your regular Amazon account)

Select PAWNY CE Foundation

Then it takes you to Amazon to shop!

Thank you for your consideration!



Still time to register for Med Error CE on March 21 at Classics V!  Registration starts at 6 pm.  Call Lynn at PAWNY at 716-564-0860



Tamiflu is in ample supply at all our wholesalers says Dennis Galluzzo, PAWNY Executive Director in an update.  See associated article and other Tamiflu concerns at:



CE Conference Cruise!  Cruise, Earn CE Credit and help PAWNY!  PAWNY's Dr. Tammie Lee Demler will be a speaker! 

Program: Physical and Mental Health: Navigating the Challenges Across the Spectrum of Life

Cruise: 10-Night Italy and Greek Isles Cruise Conference - Round-trip Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy. April 27- May 7, 2018

Register at: CE at Sea April 27 - May 7, 2018



Registration is open for 2018 PSSNY Annual Conference in Buffalo, June 22-24, 2018

Register at: PSSNY 2018 Annual Conference Registration




Remember to use for your shopping and make PAWNY Education Foundation your charity of choice! PAWNY gets a portion of your purchase price as a donation from Amazon at no cost to you! It's simple to do! Use your same Amazon account information and Wish Lists!



Health Literacy Site - Information for Pharmacists to assist with Patient Safety



Did you know that three out of four Americans don't take their prescription medications as directed? Not following directions can have a negative impact on your health.  That's why the Pharmacists' Association of Western New York has partnered with Independent Health to improve the health of our community.

Find out how:

  Independent Health Report on the Rising Cost of Generic Drugs

                     An Independent Health Pharmacy Rx Report - September 2015