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Saturday, December 9 - PNANJ Somerset Christmas Gathering Fundraising Event
PNANJ Somerset Programs (All Year Round)
PNANJ Somerset Hygienic Product Drive
PNANJ Somerset Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training Program (until December) Free CEUs
PNANJ Somerset New Nurse Peer To Peer Program
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PNANJ SOMERSET'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS
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!
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Sunday, November 6 - Indian Health Camp Volunteering Event
Sunday, November 20 -Girls on the Run 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.
[C] = CULTURAL [F] = FUNDRAISING [L] = LEADERSHIP [M]= MEMBERSHIP [V]=VOLUNTEER
WHY PNANJ SOMERSET?
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.
PNANJ SOMERSET SUNSHINE FUND
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