On March 21 the Bioscience Association of North Dakota held a reception in Bismarck, ND at the Capital Gallery. Our Legislative Members were present as well as members of the Executive Branch. Bruce Gjovig, Chairman, addressed the group with a welcoming statement and Association updates. There was discussion of Legislative issues with individual members. Richard Glynn, Executive Director, discussed the various challenges and opportunities currently existing for Bioscience. There were approximately 40 attendees.