Nancy wins Community Supporter Award

Nancy McFarlane was recognized as one of the Triangle’s most successful businesswomen by the Triangle Business Journal at the “Women In Business Awards” event on August 6 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Research Triangle Park, N.C. An active member of the Raleigh City Council, McFarlane was honored in the community supporter category. Winners are recognized for being an accomplished leader who has succeeded in her business profession and remained involved in serving the community. “I am honored to be grouped with such prominent leaders at the 2009 Women In Business Awards,” said McFarlane. ”Women play an important role in the local business community and this award reflects our many achievements.”

Nancy McFarlane is a Raleigh City Councilor, a pharmacist and the president of MedPro Rx, Inc., an accredited specialty infusion pharmacy that provides infusion medications and services to clients with chronic illnesses. MedPro Rx has consistently given back to the communities they work closely with by sponsoring many local NC events and giving annual scholarships to students with bleeding disorders all around the country. Passionate about maintaining and improving the quality of life in Raleigh, Nancy is strongly committed to the neighborhoods of District A. As chair of the Council’s Comprehensive Planning Committee and a member of the Budget and Economic Development Committee, she is active in campaigning for responsible development that protects not only the quality of life in Raleigh but also the environment. Nancy was a key player in the development of the Water Conservation Council, a group of community representatives that work to inform the public of the importance of water conservation, and she now serves as the organization’s co-chair.