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By Brendan Relaford
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Pharmacy's new owner looking for input


April 10, 2019

Brendan Relaford

NEW OWNER: Yvonne Ngugi is the new owner of K-C Pharmacy. She has big ideas for service in mind.

Yvonne Ngugi is the new owner of the KC Pharmacy on Goldendale's Main Street. Her journey began just shy of 3,000 miles east in Massachusetts, where she was raised. In 2011 She received a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences in Vermont, then relocated to Houston, Texas, where she moved up from pharmacy management to primary pharmacist at Walgreens. While in Houston, she decided to make the move on purchasing her own business with the desire to live and work in a small-town rural environment.

KC Pharmacy was put up for sale in March 2017, and Ngugi decided to go all-in and purchase the business, which she did March 1 this year. Goldendale is a perfect fit as she has family out west in Tacoma and...

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