Nurses Choice Luncheon


April 28, 2017 | The Blackwell, Columbus, Ohio

9:30am – Informal social and networking reception, Auction begins

11:30am – 2:00pm – Luncheon


The 16th annual Nurses Choice Luncheon is a celebration of nursing’s past, present and future, with special recognitions that include scholarships, research grants, Nurses Choice Awards and the Gingy Harshey-Meade Excellence in Leadership award.

Attendees enjoy networking with nurse and healthcare leaders, as well as friends of the nursing profession, a delicious lunch provided by the chefs at The Blackwell and an inspirational afternoon featuring keynote speaker, Heidi Shank.

Attendee tickets are $35, and pre-purchasing is required to attend. Tickets are disbursed at the luncheon.

Keynote Address

Heidi Shank MSN, RN, DNP (c) is the Undergraduate Program Director and Instructor at the University of Toledo College of Nursing with 31 years of nursing and progressive administrative nursing and organizational leadership experience.  Specialty areas include nursing leadership, organizational design, joint commission accreditation, and critical care with a specialty in stroke-related care initiatives and patient safety.  Heidi also serves as the American Association of Critical-care Nurses, as the Region 9 Chapter Advisor for all of Ohio & Indiana. She is also a member and committee member of the Zeta Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau.

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Sponsorship Information

Your generous sponsorship offsets costs of the luncheon and supports future scholarships and research grants. More importantly, it shows your support of the nursing profession – recognized as the most honest and ethical profession by the Gallup Poll for 15 straight years.

Your sponsorship includes a table(s) at the luncheon, recognition at the luncheon and on ONA’s social media, plus much more.

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The Ohio Nurses Foundation greatly appreciates your support!

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