Maine Pharmacy Association

Celebrating 150 Years – Registration

Friday, October 13th to Sunday, October 15th Holiday Inn By the Bay Maine Pharmacy Association and the Maine Society of Health System Pharmacists  Come join your MPA and MESHP colleagues for an exciting weekend of education and festivities to celebrate the 150th anniversary of MPA, the first state pharmacy association.  The event is sponsored by both organizations […]

DHHS shared guidance documents for e-prescribing and opioid dispensing

DHHS shared guidance documents for e-prescribing and opioid dispensing.  Notably, “A pharmacist is NOT required to verify that a practitioner has a waiver of the requirement to electronically prescribe…” To review the official documents, please click on the links below. Electronic-Prescribing-Clarifications Opioid Dispensing Clarification    

E-Prescribing Grace Period Notice and Chapter 488 User Guide

The deadline for mandatory e-prescribing of opioids was rapidly approaching on July 1st. However, the State sent the following communication announcing a 31 day grace period for enforcement of the penalties for violating the e-prescribing provision.  This is good news and will give prescribers and dispensers a little more time to prepare. DHHS provided material on other provisions in Chapter […]

2017 Scholarship Golf Scramble

Join us for our 2017 Scholarship Golf Scramble ! Where: Val Halla Country Club When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 Shotgun start 1pm Includes 18 holes of golf on a championship course, golf cart, BBQ dinner at Rachel’s on the Green! Cost: Single Golfer: $110.00 Foursome: $400.00 Dinner Only: $35.00 Corporate or personal hole sponsorship: $75 […]

Pharmacists from across Maine convene in Augusta to advocate for profession and patients

Pharmacists and pharmacy students from across the state convened in Augusta on May 30th to advocate for LD 572.   Update: Senate passes LD 572; now on to the House!  LD 572 specifies in statute that the “Practice of Pharmacy” is “the provision of health care services” and that “Pharmacists” are “providers of health care services”. […]

The best part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the MPA is CELEBRATING.   There are many ways to accomplish individually or as a group. We invite you to share in this momentous occasion by placing an ad or a message in our official souvenir program. All proceeds of the advertisement will go into the student scholarship fund.  So, think a moment now, how would you like to support the future practitioners of our profession AND CELEBRATE the 150th anniversary of the MPA?   It might be an ad for your pharmacy or business. It might be a recognition of one of 2017 award recipients.  It might be recognition of the oldest state pharmacy associations in the United States.  You choose and we hope that you will.  Remember, this is to support scholarships for Maine pharmacy students!!

These programs will commemorate the Sesquicentennial Celebration and will be distributed to all attendees of the convention.

Pricing Details

Ad Size B/W Color
Full Page


$100 $120
Half Page


$50 $65
Quarter Page



$25 $35
Quarter Page



$25 $35


We are asking you to be mindful that the deadline for ad submissions is Friday September 15, 2017.

Email your ad as an attachment and indicate the size of the ad you would like or direct questions to

Once you submit your ad, an electronic invoice will be sent for payment by credit card or check.

Please note:  All ads should be submitted electronically in “print ready” form (minimum of 300dpi and a photo file format; i.e. PDF, JPG, PNG, or EPS).

Sample layout of program pages.

program layout