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2018 Award Finalists Announced!

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Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship Recipients 

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View the list of our generous sponsors and donors - we are extremely grateful for their support! 



2018 Gala: October 26

2019 Gala: November 8

NEW Location: Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel





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View our 2015 and 2016 Sponsors and Contributors.


Your help is needed!

Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania seeks broader support from organizations as well as individuals across the state. To guarantee optimal care for generations to come, funding for education and recognition of Pennsylvania’s nurses must be increased. Therefore, the foundation has launched a campaign to increase its capacity to provide nursing scholarships and recognition for those seeking careers in nursing and to support continued learning for the evolving and growing professional practitioners of nursing.


Paying by Check: Please download our 2018 Sponsorship Opportunities form. You can donate to the Nightingale foundation or place an ad in our Gala program book using this form as well.

Paying by Credit Card: Please complete our online Donation Form or Sponsorship Form for 2018. If you're placing a Gala program book ad, use the sponsorship form.


By supporting Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania, corporations, foundations, and individuals will demonstrate support for the nursing profession and society as a whole. Increased financial support for nurses such as that provided by Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania stimulates interest in nursing as a career, furnishes needed funding for recruiting and preparing a culturally diverse profession, enhances the retention of nurses, recognizes excellence, and provides a needed vehicle for re-education and re-training of the nurse workforce to meet the evolving needs of health care service delivery in Pennsylvania. Nurses make a huge difference! With your help, you will make a difference by supporting the Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania.

Your generosity is appreciated!

Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors and Contributors 

Updated 7/1618

DONOR CONTRIBUTIONS                              

Gold Contributors ($1,000-$2,499)

  • Barbara & Todd Albert, In Memory of Linda Lee Hicks
  • Barbara Tachovsky

Silver Contributors ($100-$999)

  • Eva J. Bering
  • Allen Bonace
  • Denise Charron-Prochownik, In Honor of Sandy Cleveland
  • Reuel R. Deppen & Christine A. Wnuk
  • Gannon University
  • Valerie Hardy-Sprenkle, In Memory of Glenn and Dorothy Stahlord
  • Messiah College
  • Nancy Miller, In Honor of Valerie Hardy-Sprenkle
  • Northwestern Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders
  • Nurses in Mission
  • Southeastern CNOs
  • Cynthia Swartz
  • Sharon E. Trimble Johnson, In Memory of Nancy Flynn, MSN, RN
  • Jeanne J. Venella, DNP

Nightingale Contributors ($1-$99)

  •  Linda A. Shugarts

Jayne Felgen Scholarship Fund Contributors

  • Jayne A. Felgen 
  • Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders (PONL)     


Read what each sponsorship includes.

Awards ($5,000 each)

  • Advanced Practice RN
  • Clinical Practice RN
  • Community Nursing
  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice
  • Nursing Administration - Executive
  • Nursing Education - Academia
  • Nursing Research

Scholarships ($3,000 each)

  • Advanced Degree - Doctoral
  • Advanced Degree - Masters
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Completion
  • Licensed Practical Nursing 



Thank You to our 2017 Sponsors and Contributors

We are so grateful for your support. Every donation helps - no matter how large or small. THANK YOU for contributing to the future of nursing in Pennsylvania!


Diamond Contributors ($5,000+)








Gold Contributors ($1,000-$2,499)

  • Kirby Bates Associates
  • Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania
  • Barbara Tachovsky
  • Barbara Wadsworth

Silver Contributors ($100-$999)

  • Carol Ann Amann
  • Donna Ambrogi
  • Bernoulli Health
  • Eva J. Bering
  • Janie Blymiller
  • Diane Bradley - In Honor of Shirley M.Ruch
  • Suzan Brown - In Honor of Eva Swartzbaugh
  • Denise Charron-Prochownik
  • Michelle Conley
  • Reuel Deppen and Christine Wnuk
  • The Gettis Family - In Memory of Catherine Dorothy Zenuh
  • Vicki L. Gillmore
  • Valerie Hardy-Sprenkle
  • Linda Kauffman
  • Mary and John Kinneman
  • Betty Long
  • Messiah College
  • Nancy Miller
  • Sharon Muscatell
  • Northwest Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders (NWPONL)
  • Nurses in Mission
  • AnnMarie Papa
  • Tamara Reisinger - In Memory of Kitty Reisinger
  • Mary Rodgers Schubert
  • Southeast CNOs
  • Cynthia Swartz
  • Claire Zangerle


 Nightingale Contributors ($1-$99)

  • George Stallard - In Memory of Catherine Dorothy Zenuh
  • Kay Wilson

Jayne Felgen Scholarship Fund Contributors

  • Richard Arbour
  • Daniel Bergin & Jaclyn Stallard - In Memory of Catherine Dorothy Zenuh
  • Allen Bonace
  • Susan Condie
  • Jayne Felgen
  • Dennis & Sharon Lively - In Memory of Catherine Dorothy Zenuh
  • Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders (PONL)
  • Dr. Jane C. Rothrock - In honor of Cecil King
  • Connie M. Sheaffer
  • Sue Starkey - In Memory of Catherine Dorothy Zenuh
  • Jeanne Venella
  • Linda K. and Stephen F. Zenuh - In Memory of Catherine D. Zenuh, a lifetime nurse