Event to honor nursing award nominees

Nearly 30 registered nurses from Western Colorado will be honored as nominees for the Nightingale Award for Human Caring.

A reception, dinner and live music is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. March 9 at the Colorado Mesa University Center ballroom in Grand Junction. The event will feature Donna Stickland, a nationally acclaimed nurse, speaker and organization development consultant.

The event will recognize 28 regional nominees for the Nightingale Award, which honors nurses whose contributions to the profession epitomize the philosophy and passion of Florence Nightingale. Finalists will be considered for statewide awards.