MedPro Rx, Inc. President Nancy McFarlane Elected Mayor Of Raleigh
Submitted by: MMI Public Relations
Raleigh, NC (OPENPRESS) October 14, 2011 -- MedPro Rx, Inc. (http://www.medprorx.com), a provider of specialty pharmacy services to clients with chronic illnesses who need clotting factor, IVIg and other medication, has announced that President Nancy McFarlane was elected as Mayor of the City of Raleigh, N.C. in the October elections.
As president of MedPro Rx, McFarlane has led the pharmacy to multimillion dollar sales revenues over the past nine years. She implemented a vision to create a pharmacy that would not only coordinate pharmaceutical care with existing community resources, but also serve as an advocate for the bleeding disorder community. MedPro Rx has several community outreach programs, including its "Education is Power" scholarship program. To date, the pharmacy has awarded nearly $300,000 in scholarship funds to students nationwide who are living with bleeding disorders. MedPro Rx also supports several other organizations dedicated to helping people living with chronic illnesses, including the Hemophilia Foundation of North Carolina, the Virginia Hemophilia Foundation, Patient Services, Inc. (PSI), the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, the Neuropathy Association and other nonprofits throughout the region.
MedPro Rx, Inc. is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., a city that is consistently recognized for being a great place for businesses. Forbes has ranked Raleigh the number one Best Place for Business and Careers for four times in the past five years and also ranked Raleigh the number two Next Big Boom Town in the United States this year. Raleigh is among the top 10 large cities for both economic potential and business friendliness in 2011-2012, according to fDi Magazine, and Raleigh is among the top 20 best job markets in America, according the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
McFarlane was first elected to the Raleigh City Council in 2007 and currently serves as mayor pro tem. As chair of the Council's Comprehensive Planning Committee and a member of the Budget and Economic Development Committee, she is active in campaigning for responsible development that protects not only the quality of life in Raleigh but also the environment. McFarlane is also a liaison to the following organizations: Wake County Elected Officials Transit Work Group, Raleigh Arts Commission and United Arts Council, Upper Neuse Rivers Basin Association, Environmental Advisory Board, Substance Abuse Advisory Council, Storm Water Management Utility Commission, Triangle J Council of Governments, Water Advisory Committee, Sister Cities, and Wake County Schools. She is also involved with the Women's Forum of NC and the Women on Board Steering Committee.
"I am honored and humbled that the residents of the City of Raleigh have elected me to be their voice in continuing to make our city a great place to live and work," said McFarlane. "Raleigh has become known as a nationally ranked city, and I look forward to working with the citizens of Raleigh to help its economy continue to grow."
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- McFarlane has been recognized for her success as a woman business leader. Some of her recent accolades include: being named one of the top Women in Business in 2009 by Triangle Business Journal; receiving a 2008 Women Extraordinaire award from Business Leader; and being recognized as a 2008 Impact Women Business Owner by Business Leader.
ABOUT MEDPRO RX, INC.:
MedPro Rx, Inc. is a specialty infusion pharmacy, serving clients who require clotting factor, IVIg and other medications for complex chronic conditions. Established in Raleigh, N.C., in 2002, MedPro Rx's team has more than 250 years of combined pharmacy, nursing and management experience. MedPro Rx, an Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. provider (ACHC), emphasizes treatments for individuals with autoimmune neuromuscular disorders as well as rare bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia and von Willebrand Disease. The pharmacy has received numerous awards for its success and was recognized with the 2011 No. 1 top small business in the Triangle and the No. 2 small business in the south by Business Leader, won Triangle Business Journal's Fast 50 award from 2008 - 2010 and was named among the nation's fastest-growing companies by the Inc. 5000 award in 2010 and 2011. For more information about MedPro Rx, call (888) 571-3100 or visit http://www.medprorx.com/.
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