New Walgreens in Manassas

by Cathy Tarr

Ribbon cutting ceremony
Friday, January 27, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Walgreens' new location
10213 Dumfries Road, City of Manassas
(intersection of Dumfries and Wellington Roads)

Expected Guests:
City of Manassas Mayor Harry J. "Hal" Parrish
City of Manassas Neighborhood Services Manager Kisha Wilson-Sogunro
Rick Conner, District Manager, Walgreens
Danny Horton, New Store Manager, Walgreens
Anh Pham, New Pharmacist, Walgreens
Juan Garcia, Manassas Store Manager, Walgreens (Sudley & Rte 28)
Olajuwon Hurdle, Manassas Store Manager, Walgreens (Sudley Rd near Prince William Hospital)
Brandon Wolf, Gainesville Store Manager, Walgreens
Sheile McCall, Manassas Store Manager, Walgreens (Sudley Manor Rd).

Cathy Tarr, Community Store Leader, Walgreens

Walgreens' Commitment to Community

This is third opening of a Walgreens store within Manassas city limits, offering residents a third healthy and daily living destination that will help them live well, stay well and get well. Pharmacists will be available at the new location to provide counseling to patients and offer clinical services such as immunizations and health screenings.

"The initial responses we have received from neighboring residents have been very positive," said Cathy Tarr, Walgreens' Community Store Leader for the Manassas, Bristow, Gainesville and Centreville locations.

"As the Community Store Leader, I work with these store managers and pharmacists to identify local needs that we can support with a focus on health and wellness. Reaching out to our neighbors is what we do, whether it's setting up a flu clinic in a senior citizen center or offering a class on Controlling Your Diabetes."

Since opening its first Manassas store in 2010, Walgreens has partnered with City of Manassas Neighborhood Services (providing first aid stations for 1 By Youth projects and 100 free flu shots for the uninsured at the Neighborhood Conference), The Woman's Club of Manassas (support for a women's shelter), Manassas Midwifery & Women's Health Center (support for underserved women and babies), the SERVE emergency shelter (donating surplus food and flu shots) and support for youth poster & essay contests sponsored by the Optimist International Club of Manassas and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7589. Walgreens also works closely with military men and women by providing donations to the National Guard, Quantico, Fort Belvoir and VA hospitals in Washington, DC and Martinsburg, WV.

"Our executive management encourages us to be active in the community," said Tarr. "We like helping people with any health-related issue."

For more information, contact Cathy Tarr, Community Store Leader, Walgreens at 703-259-6200.

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