Kirby Medical Center to Acquire Lynn’s Family Pharmacy
Kirby Medical Center and Lynn’s Family Pharmacy have entered into
a Letter of Intent for Kirby Medical Center to acquire the pharmacy and
continue operating it at its current location at 1402 N. Market Street
in Monticello under the “Kirby Rx" brand name.
“We are excited to carry on the retail pharmacy tradition that Lynn
has provided here in Monticello for over 40 years,” says Steve Tenhouse,
CEO at Kirby Medical Center. “This is a great opportunity for us
to expand our Kirby Rx brand and continue to serve Lynn’s clients
with the same access and customer service they are used to.”
Lynn McConnell, who has been a pharmacist in Monticello for over 40 years
and owns Lynn’s Family Pharmacy, says, “In planning for retirement,
I approached Kirby Medical Center about acquiring Lynn’s Family
Pharmacy because keeping my pharmacy under local ownership was important.
Dan Burkybile, PharmD and Bruce Strike, PharmD, the pharmacists at Kirby
Rx, have both been in Monticello for decades and I know they will grow
the pharmacy to serve even more people in Piatt County and the surrounding
Tenhouse also stated that Kirby Medical Center will continue the operation
of Kirby Rx in the promenade of Kirby Medical Center, in addition to the
current location of Lynn’s Family Pharmacy.
The transaction and ownership change are pending the execution of a formal
purchase agreement and approval of licensure by state and federal regulatory