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2009 Nurses Recognition Banquet Sponsorship

Thank you for your interest in becoming a sponsor of the UW School of Nursing's 2009 Nurses Recognition Banquet.

A sponsorship packet that describes the Gold, Silver, Bronze and Patron levels of participation, and a Sponsor Pledge Form is available for download. To sponsor the banquet, please fill out and return the Sponsor Pledge Form: Download Form    

What:  Annual Nurses Recognition Banquet

Why:  To celebrate the profession of nursing and to honor our community’s

          nurses, nurse leaders, and volunteers

Who:  Attendees include more than 400 alums of the School, other nurses,

                    health care leaders, community volunteers and philanthropists

When: Thursday, May 7, 2009, 6:00 p.m.

Where: Sheraton Seattle


Outstanding Volunteer Award:  Rheba de Tornyay,  EdD, RN, FAAN, Dean

                                              Emeritus, UW School of Nursing

Distinguished Practice Award:  Leslie Elder, RN, BSN, Seattle Children’s


Distinguished Research Award:  Carol Landis, DNSc, RN, FAAN, UW School

                                                of Nursing


Distinguished Alumni Award:  Cynthia J. Hecker, RN, BSN, Harborview Medical


Proceeds: All proceeds are designated for the School’s Nursing Excellence Fund which provides funding for the School’s greatest needs, including student, faculty, and research support.

These days – more than ever – nurses and nursing leaders are vital to health care and the future of caring in our community, region, and beyond.  Our nation is facing the most profound shortage of nursing professionals in its history. A shortage of nearly half a million nurses, as well as a serious shortage of nurse educators threatens to disrupt healthcare in this country.  

Please join us on May 7 to celebrate nursing and the future of caring.


For more information, please call Lana Harvey at (206) 543-3019 or email


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