MNORN – June road trip to Mankato

MNORN logoMinnesota Organization of Registered Nurses Road Trip

June 15, 4:00–6:00 PM
Jake’s Stadium Pizza, 330 Stadium Road, Mankato

After postponing the March road trip due to the snowstorm, the Minnesota Organization of Registered Nurses (MNORN) is going on the road to Mankato in June! Join members of the MNORN Board and Executive Director Kathi Koehn at Jake’s Stadium Pizza to talk about nursing, healthcare and whatever else is on your mind.

Hope you can be there to have a slice and some great conversation! Feel free to download the flyer below to share with friends and colleagues who may be interested.

MNORN May 2016 Newsletter (PDF)

Cub Foods Hot Dog Stand to benefit NAMI-Mankato

NAMI MankatoCub Foods Hot Dog Stand

May 27, 28 & 29
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Cub Foods on Madison Avenue, Mankato

Help NAMI-Mankato raise funds so they may advocate, educate & support those who are affected by mental illness. They are looking for volunteers to work 2-hour shifts for the 3 days and for those who can come by and eat a lot of hot dogs!

Contact Diane Gerlach at (507) 931-6996 to schedule a shift. Download the attached flyer if you can help spread the word!

NAMI Hot Dog Stand 2016 flyer (PDF)

January 2016 SMNews is online

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The January 2016 edition of SMNews, the newsletter of Southern Minnesota Nurses, is now available for download on the Newsletters page. SMN members can also watch their mailboxes for the printed version to be delivered in the next few days.

Addiction support available for nurses

The Nurses Peer Support Network (NPSNetwork) is a newly formed nonprofit organization in Minnesota for nurses who are living with the disease of addiction and seeking support in recovery and/or professional re-entry. If you are a nurse or know a nurse who is struggling with addiction or in recovery, please see the NPSNetwork website, visit their Facebook page, or download this brochure (PDF, 156KB) for more information.

Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 720 South Second Street in Mankato (map).

November 2014 board election results

The annual Southern Minnesota Nurses board election was held in November 2014. Linda Rossow was re-elected to serve as president for an additional two-year term from 2015-2017. Margaret Brewer will continue as a director with her new term extending through 2018, and Shari Comnick joins the board as a new director, also serving until 2018.

Complete information about the SMN board of directors can be found here.