Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Italian-Canadian Citizen of the Year

From the Hamilton Spectator:
Marita Zaffiro doesn't believe in just handing out pills to cure what ails you.

She believes in a community approach to health care, which includes making sure the needs of the multicultural denizens around her downtown pharmacy and across the city are met.

These are some of the reasons why the Hamilton-born pharmacist was named the Italian-Canadian Citizen of the Year by the Hamilton-based Sons of Italy organization on the weekend.

It will add to the long list of accolades Zaffiro has racked up, including being named Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the city of Hamilton in 1998 and one of the country's most influential pharmacists by the Canadian Pharmacists Association last year. ...more

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