HANA of Hudson Valley is hosting its 2nd Annual Nursing Symposium and 11th Annual Scholarship Fundraising and Awards Gala on Friday, September 20th and Saturday, September 21st!

The 2nd Annual Nursing Symposium will take place on Friday, September 20th, 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Suffern, NY at 8AM! This year’s theme will be “4 Million Reasons to Celebrate, Empower, and Elevate” the Nursing Profession! There will be several presentations from expert medical professionals from all across the country on various topics such as:
• Diabetes in the Haitian American Women’s Community,
• Oral Health and Nursing Implications
• Big Data’s Impact on Healthcare Delivery
• Global Healthcare Trends in Nursing
• Nursing and Emerging Healthcare Technology
• Importance of Communication in Nursing

and much more! All attendees will be provided a delicious continental breakfast and lunch, and attending healthcare professionals are eligible to receive Contact Hours (CH) which have been submitted-for-approval. Tickets for the symposium are $100, and students may purchase tickets for $50!

The 11th Annual Scholarship Fundraising and Awards Gala will take place on Saturday, September 21st at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Suffern, NY! Doors open at 8PM. This year’s theme is “A Red Carpet Affair.” Attendees are encouraged to wear their most elegant red or black attire as we celebrate the Haitian American nursing community in Hudson Valley with a spacious venue, fantastic catering from several sponsors, including Rockland Bakery, and live music from Enpreyson Band! Fantastic door prizes will be awarded to the first twenty guests! Our keynote speaker for the event will be Dr. Natalia Cineas, DNP, RN, MS, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive of NYC Health and Hospitals, the nation’s largest public healthcare system serving more than one million New Yorkers! HANA Hudson Valley will also be honoring and bestowing upon several pillars of our community numerous awards, including the Nurse of the Year Award, the Nursing Excellence Award, the Advocate Nurse Award, the Spiritual Leadership Award, the Humanitarian Award, and more!

The Annual Scholarship Award Gala is the cornerstone of HANA Hudson Valley’s efforts to support nursing education in the United States and abroad through academic scholarships. As a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity, HANA identifies and provides academic scholarships every year to High School Seniors and College Students in the pursuit of a nursing education in our community and abroad, or who are in need of tuition assistance. HANA remains steadfast to continue to help these students and to continue to impact people’s lives in the United States and abroad.

Individual tickets for the Gala are on sale now for $150 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are also still available. Particular sponsorship opportunities, such as the Gold and Platinum Sponsorship Packages, come with recognition awards during the program, logos on the Red Carpet Event Banner, and recognition in all media promotion!

Tickets for either the Friday Symposium or Saturday Gala may be purchased in the following 2 ways:

• By calling Florence Pierre at (845) 548-2777 or emailing info@hanahudsonvalley.org (recommended method)
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• Online at www.eventbrite.com

Sponsorship inquiries may be made by emailing jmorin18@hotmail.com or calling (845) 608-3454!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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