Nevada Nurses Foundation

Developing Quality Health Care for Nevada Citizens by Promoting The Development of Professional Nursing


In response to public health concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic and in adherence to the World Health Organization and CDC recommendations, the 2020 Wild West Big Hat High Tea will be held as a virtual online event this year. Please plan to attend! The Zoom link is:

In addition to entertainment and recognition of outstanding nurses, scholarship recipients, and Foundation sponsors, you have the opportunity to bid on wonderful silent auction gifts and take a chance at winning exciting raffle prizes, which include a $500 VISA gift card, a $300 Southwest Airline voucher, and a $200 Amazon gift card.

Big hats and costumes are fun but optional. All proceeds go to nursing scholarships, grants, and awards and recognition for Nevada nurses.

Be Part of The Event!

  • Join Us!Register online for your tickets by March 25. Purchase options range from individual tickets to tables
    (10 seats). NOTE: only 160 tickets are available, so don't delay! Tickets will not be sold at the door.
  • Donate Event Tickets – Sponsor tickets for a student, retired nurse, or a group/organization. Register online for your sponsored tickets by March 25.
  • Sponsor The Event – Become a High Tea Gemstone Sponsor. Refer to the sponsorship form for a description of the many sponsorship benefits.
  • Purchase An Advertisement – Place a half-, full-, or double-page ad in the High Tea Souvenir Program. The deadline for placing ads is July 31.
  • Sponsor A Named Scholarship/Grant – Create a personal or professional legacy by donating a $1,000 scholarship/grant in your name or someone you wish to honor. See separate page to learn more.
  • Purchase A Raffle Ticket – Amazing prizes include an Apple Watch and Visa gift cards! Tickets are 1 for $10, 5 for $20, or 25 for $100. You need not be present to win. To purchase raffle tickets, contact us at
  • Bid on Silent Auction Items – sign up for our online auction and bid to win from a selection of dozens of items. The auction is open on our Web site between December 15 and January 23, 2021:

  • Donate A Silent Auction Item – Contact us at to arrange for donation of a special item to the event's silent auction.
  • Make a Tax Deductible Donation to NNF – Don't have time for tea? Please consider becoming a Foundation Sponsor or making a donation to support the Foundation's mission.


Call: 775-560-1118