Annual Meeting & Centennial Celebration

Join us to celebrate our association’s 100th anniversary! Our event will be themed roaring 20’s, so we welcome you to join in on the fun and dress in your favorite 1920’s attire.

Friday, September 17, 2021

Schedule of Events:

  • 5:00-7:00pm, Social Hour with complimentary hors d’oeuvres, live band and photo booth.
  • 7:00pm, Dinner will be served.
  • Dinner will be followed by special entertainment and a keynote talk by Dr. Mark Leid, Dean of the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

During our event we will be giving away $2,000 worth of prizes!

Location

The Centennial Hotel
303 West North River Dr.
Spokane WA 99201

Registration

$40 per person for member and guests (table of 8 for $320)
$50 per person for non-members (table of 8 for $400)
Registration closes September 12th

To help support this year’s student immunization training at WSU, for each ticket sold between now and September 12th, Spokane Pharmacy Association will donate $10 to this cause.

Register Online

In the event we have to cancel our celebration, all tickets will be fully refunded.

Click here for more meeting details and sponsorship information.

Here is what the Centennial Hotel is doing for cleaning standards:
We continue to elevate our cleaning standards in our meetings and events spaces to address the unique challenges presented by COVID-19. These guidelines and protocols are meant to meet or exceed the guidance provided by our local and state public health authorities.

  • Sanitize all shared equipment and meeting amenities before & after each use or make single-use items available for equipment that cannot be sanitized.
  • Sanitize tables and chairs prior to each set up with our electrostatic sprayers.
  • Replace all linen, including underlays during full day meeting, after each meeting.
  • Disinfect meeting rooms at the end of each meeting day with our electrostatic sprayers.
  • Make available sanitizing stations with hand sanitizers or sanitizing wipes that are easily accessible to guests in meeting rooms.
  • Have masks available for meeting guests, upon request
  • Temperature check equipment is available for use at registration areas outside of meeting rooms, upon request
  • Board Nominations

    If you are looking for a leadership opportunity or want to increase your network and interact with other health care professionals, now is the time to take action!

    The Spokane Pharmacy Association is currently accepting nominations and applications for the Board of Managers for the next 2 year term starting January 2022.

    We are seeking pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to fill our Board. The deadline to submit a nomination or application is Wednesday, December 1st at 5 pm.

    Nominate Here

    Board Nominations

    This is an exciting time of year as we look ahead at the holidays, including the New Year. It is a chance to grow both personally and professionally. If you are looking for that next leadership opportunity or want to increase your network and interact with other health care professionals, now is the time to take action!

    The Spokane Pharmacy Association (SPA) is currently accepting nominations and applications for the Board of Managers for the next term starting January 2021.

    We are seeking pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to fill our Board.

    The deadline to submit a nomination or application has been extended to Sunday, October 18th at noon. Please use the link below to submit a nomination or application TODAY!

    Nominate Here

    Thank you,
    Brandon S. Arthur, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Spokane Pharmacy Association President

    Call for Award Nominations | 2020 Annual Meeting

    Annually the Spokane Pharmacy Association (SPA) honors outstanding pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, students, and pharmacies for their accomplishments and service to the pharmacy profession and to our community.

    Submit nominations for the following categories by Thursday, February 6, 2020.

    • Pharmacist of the Year
    • Pharmacy Technician of the Year
    • Pharmacy Student/Resident of the Year
    • Pharmacy of the Year

    The award winners will be recognized at the SPA Annual Meeting on February 20, 2020 at the McGinnity Room.

    Rules/Stipulations:

    • You do not have to be an SPA member to nominate or receive the award.
    • Nominees can come from any area of pharmacy practice.
    • Current SPA board members are not eligible to receive awards.
    • Please provide a short statement explaining why you think the nominee deserves the award.

    How to submit your nomination:

    SPA Board Nominations

    We invite you to submit your name and information for a Spokane Pharmacy Association Board of Managers position.

    SPA has served the Spokane Community since 1921. Our Board of Managers is made up of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy students.

    We work together to meet our mission, which is to assure the viability of the profession of Pharmacy by supporting the education of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and students; promote the competency of practitioners and maximize the profession’s contribution to patient care; and increase an awareness of these contributions and capabilities and their value not only to the profession, but also to other health-care practitioners and, in particular, the patient.

    Please use the button below to submit your information or a nomination.

    Nominate Here!

    Candidate submissions have been extended to Wednesday, October 9th at midnight.

    Notification of finalists will follow elections on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

    Please contact Shurrie Morris or Jennifer Miller with any questions at board@spokanepharmacy.org.

    Event | Student CV/Resume Review

    October 30, 2018

    The Spokane Pharmacy Association will be hosting our Third Annual CV/Resume Group Review Session for student pharmacists on Tuesday October 30, 2018. Students! Come have your CV or resume reviewed by various pharmacy leaders in the community.

    Students will be in small groups and will have the opportunity to meet with a pharmacist as they briefly review each student’s completed CV in quick 15 minute rotations.

    Food (Panda Express) provided.

    We Need Pharmacist Volunteers!

    We need some volunteers to serve as CV/resume reviewers! If you are pharmacist and interested in helping give our local students a leg up in their job search, please contact please contact Anastasia Corolenco at anastasia.corolenco@wsu.edu.

    DATE

    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    5:00 p.m.

    LOCATION

    Washington State University Spokane*
    Center for Clinical Research and Simulation, room 260
    410 E Spokane Falls Blvd
    Spokane, WA 99202

    COST

    This event is free, but you must RSVP.

    RSVP

    Students:  Registration has closed.

    Other Details

    *Note: Pay for parking on the WSU Spokane campus at the blue parking kiosks. Limited one-hour street parking is available along Riverpoint Boulevard.

    No CE is offered for this event.

    This event is for student pharmacists.

    SPA Is Seeking Board Volunteers!

    The Spokane Pharmacy Association is accepting applications and nominations for volunteers who are interested in serving on the SPA board of directors.

    Volunteer with SPA!

    We are looking for two pharmacist board members, a president-elect, and one technician member.

    Candidate submissions will be accepted until Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at 12:00 p.m.

    Notification of finalists will follow elections on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

    Please contact Jennifer Czapinski with any questions at board@spokanepharmacy.org

    Why volunteer with SPA

    We represent our membership and the pharmacy profession. This is an opportunity to serve in a leadership role and give back to our great Inland Northwest pharmacy community!

    Who we are

    We are a premier membership organization representing pharmacy professionals throughout the region. Our Board of Managers represent every practice setting, including academia, hospital, chain and independent community pharmacy and pharma. We offer a wide variety of member benefits, provide timely and important communications, networking opportunities, continuing education, and more!

    September Social Event!

    September 24, 2018

    Trivia Night!

    How much do you know?? Come join us for a fun evening of trivia, appetizers, beer, and wine!
    Pharmacists, technicians and students welcome.

    When and Where

    6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    September 24, 2018

    Nectar Catering and Events
    120 North Stevens Street
    Spokane, Washington 99201

    Cost

    $10 fee for SPA members
    Student and technician SPA members are free!

    Includes beer or wine and snacks

    Come show us what you know. Registration is now closed.

    2018 Allen I. White Lecture

    The WSU College of Pharmacy will be hosting its 2018 Allen I. White Lecture next Tuesday, March 13, from 12 – 1 p.m.

    Keynote speaker: Richard Okita, Ph.D.
    Program Director in the Division of Pharmacology, Physiology and Biological Chemistry, National Institute of General Medical Sciences

    Click here to read about Dr. Okita in the college’s lecture announcement.

    The lecture is open to the public. People planning to attend are asked to click on the following site link to RSVP: http://bit.ly/white-lecture-2018

    Get full event details on Facebook.