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Amazing Nurses 2013

Posted by CNF President on June 26, 2013  |   1 Comment »

Honor your amazing nurses today!

Thank you!

Posted by CNF President on June 26, 2013  |   No Comments »

Thank you to all those who ran, walked, donated and came to support the 6th Annual GE 5K Road Race, benefiting the Petit Family Foundation. A portion of the proceeds go to support the Jennifer Hawke-Petit Pediatric Scholarship, given annually by the Connecticut Nurses Foundation to deserving students in the state of Connecticut.

Diabetes Alert Day

Posted by CNF President on March 26, 2013  |   No Comments »

Today, March 26th, is the American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Alert Day. Today is your “wake-up call” about your risk factors for diabetes! Find out if your at risk with this simple test, then find out ways to change your lifestyle and prevent Type 2 Diabetes.

Take the test then learn how to lower your risk.

Click here to lower your risk today.

When Nurses Talk, Washington Listens

Posted by CNF President on March 25, 2013  |   No Comments »

Join the American Nurses’ Association in taking action to support, promote and protect nurses and nursing throughout the country. Each nurse has voice – learn how to use yours today.

Take Action!

Rising Costs of Diabetes

Posted by CNF President on March 13, 2013  |   No Comments »

In 2012, diabetes cost the United States over $245 billion according to a report from the American Diabetes Association, a figure that represents a 41% increase from 2007. The ADA also reported that medical costs for people diagnosed with diabetes are 2.3 times higher than those without.

Read more: ‘Annual Cost of Diabetes’ published March 6, 2013

Campaign for Nursing’s Future

Posted by CNF President on March 13, 2013  |   No Comments »

Johnson and Johnson continues its campaign to honor the profession of nursing. CNF continues it mission of honoring and promoting nursing in the state of Connecticut, one nurse at a time.

2012 CNF Scholarship Recipients

Posted by CNF President on October 21, 2012  |   No Comments »

CNF awarded 12 scholarships on Oct. 18, 2012 to students from 9 different universities.  They are as follows:

General Nursing Scholarship to Gabriella Yambo of Manchester attending  Goodwin College in East Hartford;  Brother Frances Smith Award to Lori Rupp of Madison attending Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing;  Frank Chant Jr. Memorial Scholarship to Briana Zink of Plainville attending Quinnipiac University class of 2016 and Melissa Arsenault of Middletown attending Central Connecticut State University class of 2013;  Continuity of Care Scholarship to Monique Mickens of New Britain attending the University of Saint Joseph class of 2013;  Jennifer Hawke-Petit Memorial Scholarship to Emily Baldwin of Seymour and Danielle Brouillard of Hampton Falls, NH, both attending Fairfield University;  Polly Barey Tribute Scholarship to Angela Julian of Seymour attending Yale University class of 2015; Judith Hriceniak Scholarship to Lisa Solari of Newington attending Central Connecticut State University class of 2014 and Catherine Nesci of Madison attending the University of Saint Joseph class of 2015;  Research Grant Award to Linda Mascola of Derby attending Sacred Heart University for her DNP;  and the Sheila Packard Scholarship to Alison Moriarty Daley of East Hampton attending UConn for a PhD in Nursing.

Definition of a Nurse

Posted by CNF President on August 8, 2012  |   No Comments »
Nursing

Connecticut Nurses Foundation participates in Petit Family Foundation Race/Walk

Posted by CNF President on July 12, 2012  |   No Comments »
Join the Connecticut Nurses Foundation group as we join in the fitness walk/5K race in memory of Jennifer Hawke Petit on July 15 at 9:00AM
Registration is from 7:00 to 8:30, then come
Meet us at Dream Makers Design Studio ,  47 East Street  (route 10)  Plainville, CT 06062.  If you arrive before 8:15 you may park in their lot.  After 8:15, the road is closed for the race.  The race will start at 9 AM.   For more information check :  http://www.petitroadrace.com/index.shtml
A scholarship(s) is given each year in Jennifer’s memory to deserving nursing students.  See www.ConnecticutNursesFoundation.org for more details on scholarships.

Welcome!

Posted by CNF President on June 19, 2012  |   Comments Off on Welcome!

 

Welcome to the Connecticut Nurses’ Foundation!

We are committed to connecting the past, improving the present and anticipating the future of nursing in the state of Connecticut. Our mission starts and ends with you, the nurses and citizens of the state of Connecticut.