For more information please contact Jessica Eagen at 314-513-9962.
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The March of Dimes is honored to pay tribute to the nursing profession by recognizing extraordinary
nurses throughout the community. Nurse of the Year events honor those who make a
difference in the lives of so many.
2017 Nominations open April 1st thru June 16th.
Nominate a Nurse Today!
The March of Dimes will honor nurses who exemplify an extraordinary level of patient care, compassion and customer service at its 6th Annual Nurse of the Year.
Exceptional nurses employed in the state of Missouri and Illinois counties of Jersey, Madison, St. Clair, Clinton, Monroe and Randolph are eligible. A selection committee of healthcare professionals will review the confidential nomination forms.
About 20 nurses will be honored at a special awards gala on November 18, 2017. More information about the event including the Event Fact Sheet, Get Invoved Packet and Award Categories for Nurse of the Year will be available online shortly.
Dr. Anne G. Perry, 2016 Legend in Nursing (featured at left)
EdD, RN, FAAN
The 2017 Legend in Nursing will be named later this spring/summer!
Honor a nurse or group of Nurses through a GIFT IN TRIBUTE online.
Whether serving as health care provider, educator, researcher, chapter volunteer and/or advisor – nurses play a critical role in advancing the mission of the March of Dimes: to improve the health of all babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. The Nurse of the Year initiative supports this mission while recognizing exceptional nurses throughout the state and celebrating the profession. Honor a nurse, or group of nurses, through a TRIBUTE GIFT.
Through partnerships with companies, organizations and individuals, the March of Dimes is able to create unique moments for your clients, vendors and leadership teams. Your sponsorship clearly demonstrates your support of the March of Dimes and our cause. Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels, providing you with brand recognition, civic engagement and an exclusive client entertainment opportunity within the event. We look forward to working with you to discuss your partnership with the March of Dimes. Please contact Stacy Abeles for more information and to learn how to get your company involved. 314.513.9955
The 2017 Nurse of the Year committee is led by Cathy Koeln, Director, Director of Surgical Services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Kimberly Tuck, President and CEO at Home State Health and Kristine Ziegler, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development at Envolve, are serving as vice-chairs.
How we help
The March of Dimes works to end premature birth and other problems that threaten our babies.
We help moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. If something goes wrong, we offer
information and comfort to families.
We research the reasons why babies are born too soon or very sick and work on preventions. More