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The sign over the door – Silver Rexall Drug Compounding Pharmacy – suggests something different about this pharmacy on Silver Heights Blvd. Inside, it looks like any other pharmacy, although Cup of Grace Christian Books and Gifts occupy a portion of the store and familiar products like tobacco are no where to be seen. “I felt tobacco was contradictory to good health,” says Al Martinez, owner and pharmacist in charge. Martinez and his wife, Betty, purchased the pharmacy in 1982. They moved to Silver City from Tucson and have remained a part of the community ever since, raising two children here, a daughter, Kristin and a son, Jacob. Originally opened in 1953 as Meadows Rexall Drug, the store has seen many changes over the years, though some things remain the same. Cup of Grace Christian Books and Gifts “have become a part of us,” Martinez says. Traditional service, medical supplies and equipment as well as the latest medications are always available. One trade-

opposite: Pharmacist Al Martinez has compounded drugs since the outset of his career of 40 years. this page: Jenny Reyes carefully inspects pills to insure the right ones have been included in a prescription.

SILVER REXALL DRUGS We are Your Hometown Full Service Pharmacy where Personalized Service is #1

PHONE 388-1579 Over 45 Years of Experience. • Custom Prescription Compounding

• Hormone Saliva Tests Available

• Blood Pressure & Glucose Testing

• FREE Delivery Within Silver City

• Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Most Insurances Accepted including Humana

Al Martinez,

Head Pharmacist & Owner

CUP OF GRACE • Christian Books & Gifts • Free Gift Wrapping 1308 SILVER HTS. BLVD. • SILVER CITY, NM 88061 • 538-2115

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Featuring the best of what Silver City New Mexico has to offer in the way of unique people, businesses and lifestyles. Includes the Silver C...

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