Current Status Bill Number:
3908Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950330Primary Sponsor: HarvinAll Sponsors: Harvin and ThomasDrafted Document Number: bbm\10058jm.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19950404Subject: Winyah Dispensary, Inc.
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19950404 Received from Senate Senate 19950404 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 19950330 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
SALUTING WINYAH DISPENSARY, INC., ON THE OCCASION OF ITS TWENTY-NINTH ANNIVERSARY AND COMMENDING THE COMPANY'S FOUNDER, DR. CHARLES F. COOPER, FOR HIS BUSINESS SUCCESS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO A STRONG SOUTH CAROLINA ECONOMY.
Whereas, Charles F. Cooper, R. Ph., FASCP, was born in Andrews and received a degree in pharmacy from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; and
Whereas, Dr. Cooper has been honored as a Fellow in the American Society of Consulting Pharmacists and is the founder, president, and chief executive officer of Winyah Dispensary, Inc., the largest institutional pharmacy in the Carolinas; and
Whereas, Winyah Dispensary is celebrating its twenty-ninth anniversary this year; and
Whereas, in 1993, Winyah Dispensary was acquired by GranCare, a New York Stock Exchange corporation; and
Whereas, in addition to his position with Winyah Dispensary, Dr. Cooper serves as senior vice president of GranCare and CompuPharm, its pharmacy division; in this national position, Dr. Cooper is assisting the corporation with national expansion, acquisitions, and the development of new diagnostic services; and
Whereas, Dr. Cooper has also been Director of pharmacy at Georgetown Memorial Hospital since 1967 and in 1981, was honored as "South Carolina's Hospital Pharmacist of the Year"; in 1993, he was honored as South Carolina's first "Health Care Entrepreneur of the Year", an award sponsored by Inc. Magazine; also in 1993, Dr. Cooper was named "National Institutional Pharmacist of the Year" by A/M Group;
Whereas, Dr. Cooper is a dynamic individual and a distinguished South Carolinian, and the members of the General Assembly are greatly pleased to recognize him and Winyah Dispensary, Inc., in this special manner. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, salutes Winyah Dispensary, Inc., on the occasion of its twenty-ninth anniversary and commends the company's founder, Dr. Charles F. Cooper, for his business success and contributions to a strong South Carolina economy.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Dr. Cooper.