Please join Nevada nurses, professional nursing organizations, and
other supporting organizations at the second annual Future of Nursing
in Nevada Awards Dinner as we celebrate and honor the accomplishments
of our nursing colleagues, as well as recognize our scholarship
recipients and private and corporate sponsors. Join us for a gala
night of food, networking, and celebration.
SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017
5 PM – 9 PM
GREEN VALLEY RANCH RESORT SPA & CASINO
2300 PASEO VERDE PARKWAY
HENDERSON, NEVADA 89502
Guest Speaker Presentation – Dr. Patricia
Farmer from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the Campaign
for Action. She is a nationally known nurse and nurse educator
who serves in Washington, DC, as an expert consultant to both the
Center to Champion Nursing in America and the Academic Progression
in Nursing Program. She is a research professor at the George
Washington University and has presented extensively for state,
national, and international audiences.
Dr. Patricia Farmer
"50 Under 50" Awards – Join us in recognizing
fifty nurses under the age of fifty who have demonstrated excellence
in practice and leadership.
Nominations are accepted through March 19, 2017.
Professional Progression Awards – All nurses
who have completed advanced degrees and specialty certifications in
2016 will be honored.
Let us know of your colleagues' successes.
Nurses on Boards – All nurses who served on
governing or advisory boards representing the nursing occupation
or healthcare issues and concerns during 2016 will be honored. If
you know of a colleague who should be recognized for his/her
representation of or leadership in nursing, please
submit his or her name for consideration.
Submissions are accepted through May 1, 2017.
Recognition of Nevada Nurses Foundation Scholarship
Donors – We will honor individual and corporate
donors who have set aside funds from their charitable giving to
create a personal/professional legacy by donating $1,000 or more to
a scholarship in their individual/corporate names or after
someone they wish to honor. With this naming opportunity comes
the privilege of deciding the named scholarship criteria.
The donors will be recognized at all NNA, NNF, NANE, and NAC
sponsored events and their Web sites for one year.
Distinguished Nurse Leader with Lifetime Achievement
Award – the recipient of
the 2017 Distinguished Nurse Award, based on lifetime achievement
and service, will be honored. Nominations for this award have closed.
Student Nurse Leader Award – the recipient of
the Student Nurse Leader Award will be honored. If you would
like to nominate someone for this competitive award, please
complete a nomination form.
Submissions are open through May 1, 2017.
Nurses' Choice Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of the Year
Award – the recipient of the 2017 top-rated CNO
in Nevada will be honored.
Nominations are open through May 1, 2017. Complete the nomination form for your favorite CNO.
Find great items at the silent auction! –
Silent auction item donations gratefully accepted.
Presented by the Nevada Nurses Foundation, the Nevada Nurses
Association (NNA), the Nevada Action Coalition (NAC), the Nevada
Association for Nursing Excellence (NANE), the Nevada State Board of
Nursing (NSBN), the Southern Nevada Black Nurses Association, the
Philippine Nurses Association, the Nevada Student Nurses Association,
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, the Nevada
Hospital Association (NHA), the Nevada Association of Nurse
Practitioners (NAPNA), and the Nevada Organization of Nursing Leaders
All proceeds will benefit the Nevada Nurses Foundation, a 501(c)3
Be Part of The Event!
Attend the Dinner – Join us for the food
& celebration on
May 20. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Tickets are available for purchase by the seat or by the table (10 seats).
Register online for your tickets by midnight, May 1, 2017.
Become an Event Sponsor –
Purchase a table (10 seats), donate one or more tickets to allow nurses to attend, become an event sponsor, or purchase an ad in the souvenir program.
Sponsor a Named Scholarship – Create a
personal or professional legacy by donating a $1,000
scholarship in your name or someone you wish to honor. See
separate page to learn more.
Donate A Silent Auction Item –
to arrange for donation of a special item to the event's silent
Can't Attend the Dinner? – Please consider
becoming a Foundation Sponsor or
making a donation
to support the Foundation's mission.