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2018 Black & Gold

1st Annual Gala - Saturday, November 3, 2018

For 35 years, your support has helped NFP achieve its mission of ensuring nurses for tomorrow. Recipients of NFP scholarships – both students and nurses returning to school – are able to advance their education and do meaningful work. This is a time for those who have benefited from highly qualified nurses to step up and invest in the profession.

 

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Black & Gold Gallery

Highlights of the past 2018 Black & Gold Gala with speakers, dinner, and silent auction as well as a night to honor our Nurses.

Keynote Speaker

Lee Woodruff

Author, In an Instant | The Bob Woodruff Foundation

Appearing on national TV and as a speaker since the 2007 publication of her book, Woodruff helps put a face on the serious issue of traumatic brain injury among returning Iraq war veterans.

Our 2018 Honorees

Marilyn D. Harris

MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Home Health Expert and Author

M. Louise Fitzpatrick

Former Dean ViIlanova University College of Nursing posthumous recognition

Richard Henker

PHD, RN, CRNA, FAAN
Professor – University of Pittsburgh SON

Our Sponsors

Our Premiere Sponsor

UPMC Pinnacle

UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. Its more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals and approximately 11,000 employees serve a 10-county area at outpatient facilities and eight acute care hospitals with 1,360 licensed beds: UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle, UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic, UPMC Pinnacle Hanover, UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg, UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster, UPMC Pinnacle Lititz, UPMC Pinnacle Memorial, and UPMC Pinnacle West Shore.

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Diamond Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Pewter Sponsors

Northeast Pennsylvania Nephrology Associates, P.C.

West Chester University

BKP Healthcare Resources

Southern New Hampshire University

Wilkes University

PNC-ARE, Inc.

Mount Aloysius College

Allied Services Integrated Health System

La Salle University

Black & Gold Gala

Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania, 2018

NFP President

Margarete L. Zalon
PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN / University of Scranton

NFP Vice President

Tamra Minton
MSN, MBA, RN / UPMC East

NFP Secretary and Treasurer

Patricia Sweeney
PhD, CRNP, FNP-BC / Wilkes University

NFP Board of Trustees

M. Chris Alichnie
PhD, RN / Bloomsburg University / PNC-ARE, Inc.

Kathryn Shaffer
EdD, MSN, RN CNE / Thomas Jefferson University

Robert Durham
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

Oralia Dominic
PhD, MS, MA / Pennsylvania State University

Ellen Schauerman
UPMC Hamot

NFP Honorary Trustee

Marilyn Harris
MSN, RN / Retired

Gala Support Staff

Betsy M. Snook
CEO, Pennsylvania State Nurses Association

Jennifer Neidig
PSNA Communications Director

Cynthia Mellott
PSNA Executive Assistant

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