Village Pharmacy and Pender Memorial Hospital staff receive awards from the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists
Dr. Beth Caveness awarded 2021 Community Care Pharmacist of the Year
Ashley Rogers awarded Pharmacy Technician of the Year
Angela Livengood awarded North Carolina Association of Pharmacists Health-System Practice (ASHP) Leadership Award
June 14, 2021
We are honored to announce that Beth Caveness, PharmD and owner of Village Pharmacy in Hampstead, and Ashley Rogers, Pharmacy Technician, have been recognized by their peers from across the state of North Carolina and awarded the 2021 Community Care Pharmacist of the Year, and Technician of the Year, respectively.
The North Carolina Association of Pharmacists presents the Community Care Pharmacist of the Year award each year to an individual of high moral character, good citizenship and high professional ideals, who has made a significant contribution to community pharmacy. The parameters include contributions in the form of sustained exemplary service or an outstanding single achievement.
“When I first learned I won the award, I was blown away”, said Beth. “I love what I do and it’s really a team effort here at Village Pharmacy. Our goal is always to serve the people of Hampstead with the best compassion and medical care possible.”
Technician of the Year is presented to a pharmacy technician who has demonstrated an ongoing dedication to their role as technician, exemplary service and compassion in the care of patients, outstanding support to their co-workers, and a commitment to the advancement of technician professional development.
“I truly love working in pharmacy and being able to build close relationships with our patients”, said Ashley. “As soon as the new advanced technician credentials became available our owner Beth Caveness completely supported me in working towards obtaining them.”
Angela Livengood, PharmD was also recognized for her dedication, leadership and volunteer service as the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists Health-System Practice (AHSP) Academy Chair. She’s the Manager, Pender Memorial Hospital Pharmacy; Manager, Pharmacy Regulatory Compliance; and Manager, Quality-Pender Memorial Hospital.
While the winners are typically recognized in person at the annual conference, this year’s conference is virtual and winners were notified in early May.
Beth Caveness, PharmD opened her first independent pharmacy, Village Pharmacy in Hampstead, in 2001 after working in corporate retail pharmacy. She holds a BS in Biochemistry from NCSU, and a BS in Pharmacy as well as a PharmD from UNC School of Pharmacy. She and husband Mike have been married for 31 years and have two grown sons. Bryan and wife Rebecca live in the Greenville, NC area, and Christian is a 2021 graduate of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
Ashley Rogers, CPhT-Adv attended East Carolina University and has been working as a pharmacy technician in the community pharmacy setting for 12 years. She received her immunization certification in 2020.