Nevada Nurses Foundation

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

       

Nurses Awards & Recognitions

The Foundation recognizes quality nursing and outstanding nurses in a number of ways, including competitive awards and public recognition programs. Below are some of our current awards, but these may change during the year, so you are encouraged to visit this page regularly to see what new awards and programs we are offering. Don't forget to visit our Nurses Scholarships page as well.

Awards & Fund Raising Events

  • Shining Stars of Nursing Awards Dinner (formerly administered by the Foundation as Future of Nursing in Nevada, or FONN) is an annual event held at different locations throughout the state; the next dinner will take place on October 6, 2018, in Reno
  • Big Hat High Tea, a fun social event with tea, goodies, silent auction items, and raffle prizes; the next event is scheduled for April, 2019
  • Nurses Have Talent, an event featuring professional entertainment and amateur competition; this took place November 30, 2017

Awards

  • 2016 "40 Under 40" Awards
  • 2017 "50 Under 50" Awards

Recognitions

  • Professional Progression Awards
  • Nurses on Boards
  • Distinguished Nurse of the Year – details pending
  • Student Nurse Leader – details pending
  • recognize individual nurses with our Honor a Nurse program.