Nursing Groups Celebrate Launch of “Nurses Change Lives” License Plate to Support Nursing Education Scholarships

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MADISON, WI – Nurses in Wisconsin have a lot to celebrate during this week’s National Nurses Week. That includes the release of a new specialty license plate, entitled “Nurses Change Lives”.

The Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executives and the Wisconsin Nurses Association are co-sponsoring the press conference to announce the availability of the newly released license plate recognizing the work of Wisconsin’s 100,000 nurses. The proceeds of the sale of the license plates will be used to support nursing education through scholarships. The press conference takes place during National Nurses Week.

The following people will be providing remarks: Dave Ross, Department of Transportation Secretary; Laura Gutierrez, DSPS Secretary; Jan Bauman, Legislative Chair for the Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executive (W-ONE); Linda Gobis, President Wisconsin Nurses Association; and Barbara Nichols, Executive Director Wisconsin Center for Nursing.

“Wisconsin is facing a shortage of nursing. Financial assistance is important to completing a nursing education program. The need includes staff nurses, advanced practice nurses, nurse leaders, and nurse faculty,” states Linda Gobis, President of WNA. The details of the press conference and post-conference reception are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin Nurses Association,
2820 Walton Commons West, Suite 136,
Madison, WI 53718
Phone: 608-228-3300 or 608-221-0383

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