Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy is holding its first Legislative Day Awareness Night on Friday, March 21 at 6 p.m. in the HPC Student Commons.

Guest speakers for the event are: Jeff Goad, president-elect of the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA); Dr. Judy Chu, chair of the state Board of Equalization; Theresa Andrews, CPhA director of membership; state Sen. Gloria Negrete McLeod, D-Montclair; Pomona Mayor Norma Torres; Victor Law, co-chair of the United Pharmacists Network Inc. (UPNI) Board of Directors; and Assemblyman Mike Eng, D-El Monte.

The goal is to bring together current and future health professionals and community leaders to facilitate a positive exchange of ideas and dialogue.

The event is organized by CPhA, the National Community Pharmacists Association and the California Health Systems Pharmacists of Western University of Health Sciences.

For more information call 818-640-8503. WesternU is located at 309 E. Second St., Pomona, Calif.

About Western University of Health Sciences

Western University of Health Sciences (www.westernu.edu), located in Pomona, Calif., is an independent nonprofit health professions university, conferring degrees in health sciences, nursing, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies and veterinary medicine. In 2009, the university will admit students to new degree programs in dentistry, optometry, podiatry and biomedical sciences.