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30th National Black Nurses Day Anniversary Celebration!

Posted by Erica Bettencourt

Mon, Jan 29, 2018 @ 01:45 PM

iStock-179228782-1878x874.jpgNational Black Nurses Day is a long-held is a celebration that recognizes the service of outstanding African American Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs) for the work that they provide to the community.
 
This year is the 30th NBND Anniversary celebration! It will highlight the achievements of professional nurses in the area of community health, public health, correctional health, transplantation and healthcare advocacy.
 
It is scheduled to be held on Friday, February 23rd 2018 
at Apostolic Faith Church -3823 S. Indiana, Chicago, IL at 6pm.
 
Friends and family of nurses recognized, Nursing colleagues, nursing instructors, student nurses and the community at large are all invited to attend this event.
 
There are various levels of sponsorship participation for interested healthcare representatives, organizations, providers or anyone with a healthcare business or service that seeks to maximize greater visibility in this community of African American professional and student nurses.
 
FOR MORE INFO:
Please contact the National Black Nurses Day Committee via phone at: 773-792-7222  or by email at nbndc8665@gmail.com.
 
The NBND committee is comprised of four predominantly African American nursing organizations within the City of Chicago:
Chicago Chapter National Black Nurses’ AssociationAlpha Eta Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., Beta Mu Chapter of Lambda Pi Alpha Sorority and the Provident Hospital Nurse’s Alumni Association.
 
Since 1988, National Black Nurses Day has been recognized by the United States Congress on the first Friday in the month of February. This was made possible with the instrumental assistance of the Honorable Charles Rangel of New York, ensuring the acknowledgement of contributions Black Nurses and their contributions to healthcare and society.
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