32 – Janie and The Jerkettes

Here is the SA Memory Moment you have been waiting for!!  It is time to reminisce about Janie and the Jerkettes!!  I am sorry to say, the pictures do not do justice to the scope of their amazing performances! The Salem Apothecary had joined the ConvaCare family in November of 1985.  Each Fall, ConvaCare Services…

31 – Walkers, Wheelchairs and Hospital Beds, Oh My!

The Salem Apothecary is proud to be THE place in Washington County for Home Medical Equipment (HME).  We are and have been an agency of ConvaCare Services since shortly after the Salem Apothecary was created.  Taking care of patients equipment needs has become as important to our service offering at the Salem Apothecary as providing…

30 – Pharma…Pharma…Pharma

A couple of weeks ago, we went to visit our daughter in the great city of New York on the island of Manhattan.  Did you know there are over 40 independent pharmacies in the 23 square miles of Manhattan?  That’s an area that, at it’s longest point, is SHORTER than the road from Salem to…

29 – Lyon Parlor Adventures: Grape Cokes & Snakes

The soda fountain at the Salem Apothecary is here because it creates an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment so the pharmacy is not just a place to come when you are feeling sick.  My mentor Mr Harold Beaman had used his soda fountain counter and booth space as his consulting area.  When he needed to…

28 – A Southern Gent of Salesman: George Gillians

One of the first decisions we had to make when we began the Salem Apothecary was which company we would choose as our main medication supplier.  George Gillians was the man representing a small regional wholesaler called Mullen & Haynes out of Owensboro, Kentucky.  I met George while I was working at Butt Drugs in…

27 – There’s an App for That!

Did you know there is an app for your phone that allows you to request refills of your prescriptions at the Salem Apothecary anytime, anyplace and anywhere?  It’s free!  Just go to the App Store on your phone, type in Salem Apothecary, then click “get”.  You will enter your name, phone number and date of…

26 – BOOM! 4th of July 1988

It’s the week of the 4th of July and this week for our Memory Moment we’re going back 30 years ago to the 4th of July week of 1988 and the Salem Bomb Scare. After the fire of 1988 at #5 Lyon Block, we temporarily relocated the Salem Apothecary to the southwest corner of the square in…