Yuma Sun

Nominate a nurse for awards ceremony


The rio Colorado Yuma Chapter 7 of the arizona nurses associatio­n and angeles del desierto Chapter of the national associatio­n of Hispanic nurses have come together to recognize nurses month by hosting the 12th annual Yuma County nursing Celebratio­n and awards Ceremony.

This event was last celebrated in

2019 prior to the pandemic, and they are asking for the community and healthcare workers to help bring it back for 2023.

Individual­s and businesses may support this event through sponsorshi­ps. all proceeds will go towards keeping the price of admission down for local nurses wanting to attend and provide gifts for award recipients. For more informatio­n, contact beth rossell at brossell19­81@ yahoo.com or 773-606-4661.

The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, may 11, at the Yuma Hilton Garden Inn Pivot Point banquet room. This celebratio­n was created as a way to honor nurses throughout the area and provides both the public and the healthcare community an opportunit­y to nominate nurses/nurse practition­ers who deserve recognitio­n this year.

There are five different categories for nomination­s. nurses are encouraged to nominate their colleagues as well as the general public who wish to recognize these healthcare profession­als. The nomination link is http://form.jotform. com/nahn/nursenomin­ationform.

registrati­on to attend the event will be open to nurses and residents of Yuma; sign up will be available in the coming weeks as the details are finalized. For updates, follow the Facebook page: www. facebook.com/yumanursin­gcelebrati­on.

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