The Discount Pharmacy chain was started in August 2009, by Rita Coleman, Owner/Pharmacist, with the 7 Mile Discount Pharmacy. Pontiac Discount Pharmacy was opened in April 2011, and a while later, the 7 Mile Discount Pharmacy was successfully transitioned to new ownership.
Rita Coleman is a graduate of Ferris State University, where she obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Pharmacy, in 1999. While devoting her time to a major corporation for over 12 years, she decided to utilize her degree, experience, and her compassion for the community to open up her own independent discount pharmacy.
Detroit's own comedian, radio personality and Life Coach, CoCo has partnered with YCD, Sow A Seed and DRMM(Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries in a "Salute to Sisterhood on Saturday May 10th in a collective effort to educate, empower and pamper at least 30 women and children who currently reside at Genesis HouseII. Genesis House II provides housing for mothers and their children, as well as additional life skill services to ensure their success within society and they are an extension of DRMM(Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries).
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We opened a new store in Pontiac, Michigan in April 2010. Please come and visit us soon!
For pharmacist Rita Coleman, opening 7Mile discount Pharmacy was a natural progression.
Graduating from Ferris State with a Bachelor's of science degree in pharmacy, it wasn't hard for Coleman to find gainful emloyment.
For nearly a decade, Coleman who was born in Nigeria and raised in the States, worked feverishly to change the way precription medicine was administered to low income patients.