Southern Minnesota Nurses (SMN)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 24, 2014
Contact: Linda Rossow, Southern Minnesota Nurses President, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to the Mankato Clinic Foundation, Southern Minnesota Nurses is receiving a $2,500 grant to be used for its 2014 Nurses Expo on April 10.
Through sponsorships Southern Minnesota Nurses is able to offer quality educational opportunities for its members and the community in southern Minnesota at reasonable costs. SMN appreciates the opportunity to partner with The Mankato Clinic Foundation in this endeavor.
Southern Minnesota Nurses is a non-profit organization created for nurses by nurses to offer opportunities for education, networking, scholarship and becoming involved in their communities. Members include RNs, LPNs and nursing students from the region. Meetings, educational opportunities and community events are open to members and non-members who are interested in the topics or events.
The Mankato Clinic Foundation provides resources to organizations and endeavors that effectively promote and improve community health and wellness. Since the primary focus of the Foundation is to support the health and well-being of the community, projects and programs supported include education and scholarships initiatives focused on health care, health education and wellness.
The physicians at the Mankato Clinic provide the majority of the Foundation funding as a means to give back to the community by providing support to organizations which strive to improve health and wellness. Grants are awarded on a quarterly basis and are considered only through the application process. Applications can be obtained at mankatoclinic.com.
About the Mankato Clinic Foundation
The mission of the Mankato Clinic Foundation is to encourage and support the health and well-being of our community through initiatives that promote and improve community wellness. Annual initiatives made possible by the Mankato Clinic Foundation include community grants, scholarships for students pursuing careers in health, Project Kindness and Partnership in Health in Greater Mankato schools.