Nurses are invited to a nurses tea, career fair and open house in celebration of International Nurses Day May 12 hosted at the Philippine American Community Center of Michigan in Southfield.
Recognizing Nurses on International Nurses Day will offer poster presentations, display booths, networking opportunities and raffle drawings. Light refreshments will be served.
This is the first time we are hosting an International Nurses Day at the community center, and we are not holding an ordinary afternoon tea, says event co-host G. Rose Tutay, RN, MS, of WriteLife Consulting.Members of the Philippine Nurses Association of Michigan.
All nurses will receive a Hawaiian lei as they arrive, according to Tutay, and home care agencies will donate ethnic food and prizes.
A short program will take place recognizing nurses in the community who have excelled in their calling, as well as a hula number by the PACCM dancers, Tutay said.
Special guests include President of the Detroit Black Nurses Association Nettie Reddick as well as representatives of the local Indian Nurses Association. City of Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence give her greetings. Co-hosting the event are: Nina McCaulley, RN, owner of Alliance Home Care; Carmen Perez, RN, MSA, president, Philippine Nurses Association of Michigan; Van Ong, RN, president of the Far-Eastern and American Nurses Association of Great Lakes, and Tutay.
The event is to celebrate all nurses and nursing students and attract future nurses to the profession. There will be booths and display tables for networking, posters on medical missions, nursing and continuing education.
For more information, visit http://paccm.org.