Rachel Gorodetsky, Pharmacy Professor

School of Pharmacy Raises Awareness of Nutrition & Poison Prevention Month with Exhibit at Botanical Gardens

Buffalo, New York – March 15, 2013 – The D’Youville College School of Pharmacy invites students, faculty, friends, and the public to join in the celebration of Nutrition and Poison Prevention Month at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens in South Buffalo.

This special event is Saturday, March 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The School’s Medicinal Gardens Exhibit will be on display and feature interactive sessions about poison prevention in the home, nutritional importance of various botanical, and drug interactions with botanical agents.

There will be free health screenings for blood pressure levels, cholesterol, and blood sugar provided by Independent Nursing Care.

An added feature is the opening of the Spring Flower Show, a popular event that attracts guests from all of Western New York. The Flower Show runs to April 7.

The Botanical Gardens will be filled with spring colors and beautiful fragrances, a great WNY tradition and family fun!

Farmer Brown’s Animals - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 pm daily - Visit baby bunnies, chicks, lambs, pigs, a donkey, goats and more!

The Easter Bunny - March 16, 17, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tickets are $9.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors over 55, $8.00 for students (13 + w/ID), $5.00 for children 3 –12, under 3 is free. Garden members are also free.

Please come out and show your D’Youville spirit, learn about the benefits of botanical agents, and enjoy the warmth of the Buffalo & Erie County Gardens.

The Botanical Gardens are located at 2655 South Park Avenue near Ridge Road in Lackawanna.

Contact:

Dr. Timothy Hutcherson, Director of the Drug Information Center and clinical assistant professor in the D’Youville School of Pharmacy for additional details at hutchert@dyc.edu or (816) 590-5109.

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