Pharmacists honored

sFORT RECOVERY — Jerry and Lorri Kaup, of Fort Recovery, were the recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Ohio State University on April 8.

This award is presented to alumni of the College of Pharmacy who have made outstanding contributions to the profession of pharmacy, in the fields of public health and public service. For the past 36 years, the Kaups have been the owners of Kaup Pharmacy, an independent pharmacy. They have been instrumental in growing their business from a small pharmacy employing two people in Fort Recovery to a corporation which now encompasses five full-service retail pharmacies, including one in Versailles, a custom compounding division, a medical equipment division, a full-service infusion division and a specialty pharmacy division employing more 100 people.