Convention 2007 - Highlights: Saturday, September 29
Saturday in Atlantic City started with concurrrent track educational sessions and ended with the annual Awards Ceremony and an elegant Gala Dinner and Celebration.
- A large number of exhibitors shared information on healthcare products and services during two sessions of the popular Exhibit Hall.
- The annual Fun Run raised monies for Nurses House, a national fund for nurses in need.
- During the afternoon Voting Body session, lively debate was offered regarding a number of Association bylaws amendments, all of which were defeated. The afternoon featured an address by the Nurses Association Chief Executive Officer Tina Gerardi.
- At an Awards Ceremony honoring NYSNA’s best and brightest, Madeline Naegle was given Honorary Recognition, the association’s highest award. Additional awardees included:
- Janice Howard (Legislative Award)
- Colleen Murphy (Nursing Practice Award)
- Mary Nancy Cordaro (Membership Award)
- Patricia Kane (Economic & General Welfare Award)
- Mary Collins (Nursing Education Award)
- Theresa Terilli (Nursing Education Award)
- Susan Odde (Statewide Peer Assistance for Nursing Award)
- Rosina Dee (Nursing Student Leadership Award)
- Anne Cardinale (Media Award)
- Lynda Olender (Nursing Service Award)
- Dinner and dancing at a sparkling Gala Celebration highlighted the evening.
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With more than 34,000 members, NYSNA is the oldest and largest state
nurses' association in the nation. It is an influential union for
RNs, representing nurses in New York and New Jersey. Offering a wide range
of services to its members, NYSNA fosters high standards of nursing education
and practice and works to advance the profession through legislative activity.
It is a constituent of the American Nurses Association and of the United
American Nurses, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO.