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Check PNANJ Somerset's Blog for past events

Grab your planners and save the following dates. 

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  • Saturday, April 29 - PNANJ Annual Education Convention

  • Saturday, July 29 - Nurses' Night at the TD Bank Baseball Park

PNANJ Somerset Programs (All Year Round)

  • PNANJ Somerset New Nurse Peer To Peer Program (Ever last Wednesday of the Month)


Since the 2022-2024 Executive Board have been inducted to office, here are some of the accomplishments of this organization. Thank you for your continued support!

Hover over the right arrow to view all the flyers and pictures from our recent events.

  • Saturday, January 28 - Aladdin Broadway and Explore NYC Trip

  • Saturday, December 17 - Christmas Caroling & Gift Giving at Bridgeway Bridgewater

  • Saturday, December 9 - PNANJ Somerset Christmas Gathering Fundraising Event

  • Sunday, November 20 -Girls on the Run Volunteering Event

  • Sunday, November 6 - Indian Health Camp Volunteering Event

  • Saturday, October 29 [M] - PNANJ Nursing Excellence and Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to all the awardees!

2022 Legacy Award Dr. LEO-Felix Nicer Jurado

2022 DNP Scholar - Arlene Yen Escanilla Azores

2022 Clinical Nurse of The Year - Aquilina Liezl Liezl Adao Tabora

2022 Post Acute Care of The Year runner up - Joann Limos Daquiz

2022 Nursing Informaticist of the Year Dianne Bautista

2022 Empowerment Award - Dianne Bautista

PNANJ Somerset Most Number of Honorees in the history of PNAA and PNANJ

Congratulations to all the 2022 PNANJ honorees!

Aquilina Lliezl Tabora - Clinical Nurse

Clara Bautista - Community Service Nurse

Dianne Bautista - Nurse Informaticists

Divina Pangilinan - Community Service

Elena Holguin - Nurse Leader

Emmylou Arcosa - Innovative Nurse

Eunice Abogado - Clinical Nurse

Iris Binuya - Community Service

Jerome Bautista - Research Nurse

Joann Daquiz - Clinical Nurse

Karen Nunn - Clinical Nurse, Nurse Educator

Khaila Tan - Rookie Nurse

Lerma Rubia - Innovative Nurse

Ma. Arlene Azores- DNP Scholarship

Ma. Milba Macatangay - Clinical Nurse

Maria Socorro Demiao - APN 

Mariella De Borja - Clinical Nurse

Megan Chan - Nurse Educator

Melanie Delfin - Clinical Nurse

Meriam Canares - Nurse Leader

Ray Cabalan - Nurse Entrepreneur

Rosalynne Javier - Community Service

Vicki Aludino - Community Service

  • Sunday, October 8 [V] - NAINA Biennial Conference Bronze Sponsor where we supported another successful National Association of Indian Nurses of America where Megan Chan, PNANJ Somerset Board of Director spoke about Workplace Violence. 

  • Sunday, September 18 [V]- Indian Health Camp where we provided complimentary blood pressure and EKG screenings to over 100 uninsured/vulnerable populations

  • August 20, 2022 - [V] Meriam C., Nellie S, Jerome B., Megan C., & Clara B. volunteered at the Fiesta in America Health Screening booth where they screened & educated for bp and glucose

  • August 9, 2022 - [F] Thanks to Commissioner Douglas Singleterry, PNANJ Somerset had a blast at the "Take Me Out to The Ballgame" at Somerset Patriots.

  • August 6, 2022 - [M] PNANJ's Membership Appreciation Day and General Assembly. PNANJ Somerset won the Most Appealing Avante Garde Recycled Outfit and Second Runner-up at the Central Region Dance contest

  • July 31, 2022 - [M]  PNANJ Somerset's Sweet Meet & Greet where over 110 attendees showed up who enjoyed Halo-halo and Filipino desserts, games, giveaways, line dancing & more.

  • June 29, 2022 - [L] PNANJ Somerset visited Bridgeway Care and Rehabilitation Center at Bridgewater where we thanked them for their support and brainstormed potential collabs.

  • June 26, 2022 [V] Volunteering at the Philippine American Friendship Community, Inc. (PAFCOM) health screening at the Philippine Independence Day Celebration. 

  • June 25, 2022 - [L] PNANJ Leadership Institute Day where we learned the ins and outs of becoming a PNANJ Leader and received some words of wisdom from our speakers

  • May 20, 2022 - [F] PNANJ  Somerset's Scholarship and Nursing Excellence Event. First fundraiser event where two $1,000 scholarships were awarded and 6 (six) nursing excellence awards were awarded. There were 16 nominees in total and 100+ event attendees & supporters.

  • April 30, 2022 - [L] PNANJ Annual Education Convention where PNANJ Somerset's Hannie Rivero &  Nellie Sun, & Elena Holguin were instrumental in making this event a success. 



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Join PNANJ Somerset for Just 20 cents per day


Recognize nurses for their outstanding achievements and contributions in Clinical, Community, Administration, Research, Education and Entrepreneurship. Promote scholarship by providing financial assistance to members who are in pursuit for baccalaureate and graduate nursing education.


Provides rich offerings of educational programs, CEUs, and mentorship for professional development of members and other nurses in the state


Develop and collaborate with other organizations in creating healthcare programs and activities affecting members,
Filipino-American nurses and Philippine-American communities, in general.


PNANJ members have automatic membership with PNAA and The Federation of Philippine Societies of New Jersey. Members also enjoy a discounted membership fee to the New Jersey State Nurses
Association and American Nurses Association.


This program came about due to COVID19 pandemic, where we provide assistance to nurses and their families who have experienced adverse events and are dealing with special circumstances

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