Essentia Health invites the community to attend open houses to celebrate Essentia Health-Pine River Pharmacy and Essentia Health-Pequot Lakes Pharmacy from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 25.

The transition of the two pharmacies from Lakes Area Pharmacy to Essentia Health is complete, and Essentia Health is proud to continue the presence of pharmacies in these communities.

The Pine River ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. during the pharmacy open house at 417 Barclay Ave. in Pine River. The Pequot Lakes ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 12:30 p.m. during the pharmacy open house at 30585 Patriot Ave. (Supervalu) in Pequot Lakes.

This event is free and open to the public. Attendees will be offered free health screenings, appetizers and refreshments.