Category Archives: Events

Fall 2019 Southern Minnesota Nurses Expo

Save the date for the 8th Annual Southern Minnesota Nurses Expo, which will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at the Courtyard by Marriott Conference Center in Mankato. The Expo sessions have not been finalized, but keep an eye on the SMN website and Facebook page — we’ll post more details soon!

Post expires at 10:00pm on Thursday October 24th, 2019.

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8th Annual SCCBI Mental Health Conference

South Central Community Based Initiative (SCCBI) is hosting its 8th annual mental health conference on Wednesday, October 9, in the Centennial Student Union Ballroom at Minnesota State University, Mankato. This year’s theme has not yet been announced, but details are coming soon. For more information, please follow the link above to SCCBI’s website or see the attached brochure below.

Post expires at 6:00pm on Wednesday October 9th, 2019.

2019 National Nurses Week Banquet to be held in May

Southern Minnesota Nurses’ annual National Nurses Week Banquet is fast approaching. We’ll be at Gustavus Adolphus College again this year. The event kicks off on May 9 at 4:30 PM in the Jackson Campus Center on the GAC campus (map). For more information, including the registration form, please download the brochure below. See you there!

Location
Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 4:30–7:30 PM
Gustavus Adolphus College, Jackson Campus Center
800 W. College Avenue, St. Peter, MN (map)

Post expires at 8:00pm on Thursday May 9th, 2019.

Camp Sweet Life opportunities

Camp Sweet Life Adventures, a summer camp for children with Type 1 diabetes, has a couple opportunities coming up that may be of interest to Southern Minnesota Nurses members:

  • On April 27, Dr. Rachel Singh (Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic Health System) and Traverse Counseling and Consulting will be presenting information for families of children with Type 1 diabetes at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota. The session runs from 2-4 PM. Student nurses from Minnesota State University, Mankato will also be on site for activities with the kids. See the flyer below for more information.
  • Camp Sweet Life Adventures is looking for staff for the summer camp, which runs from August 4-8. Training will be August 2-3. In addition to camp counselors, they also need medical staff, including nurses. See the flyer below for more information.

Post expires at 4:00pm on Thursday August 1st, 2019.

2019 Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser scheduled for March 24

The 2019 SMN Bowl-A-Thon annual fundraiser is scheduled for Sunday, March 24, 2019, to raise money for Connections Ministry and VINE’s Diversity Program. It will again be held at Victory Bowl at 203 S. Victory Drive on the Mankato hilltop.

Cost is $25 per individual (4-5 individuals per team), which includes two games of bowling with shoes, snacks and eligibility for door prizes. Friends and family members are welcome to participate. Please register by March 15 to reserve your preferred time.

For more information and to register, download the attached flyer (link below). A cover letter and donation receipt form are also available for download below.

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