Annual Gala

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Please join us for the annual Virginia Nurses Foundation Gala on September 16, 2017 at the Omni Richmond Hotel as we honor outstanding nurse leaders with our Leadership Excellence Awards and the Nancy Vance Award, applaud the work of our Magnet- and Pathway to Excellence-designated facilities and nursing staff, and celebrate our Friends of Nursing award recipients.

  • Check-in: 5:45 p.m
  • Reception: 6-7 p.m.
  • Dinner and awards program: 7-10 p.m.
Be a Sponsor 
The Gala is VNF's most important annual fundraiser and supports our nationally recognized work in academic progression and interprofessional collaboration, as well as our awards and scholarships programs, and so much more. As a sponsor of this celebratory evening, your organization will be highlighted in the months leading up to the event and on the evening of our Gala for your extraordinary commitment to Virginia's nurses and nursing.

Gala sponsors receive many benefits, including reserved tables in our sponsor seating area, special sponsor recognition, and much more, including opportunities for participation in the evening's award presentations! 
Sponsorship Information

Purchase a Table
Ensure your organization is seated together in our reserved table area! Organizations and individuals who purchase tables will be highlighted in our program. Due to overwhelming demand, table locations are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Tables purchased after September 5 will be recognized from the stage but will not be featured in the printed Gala program.
Purchase your table now!

Purchase Individual Tickets 
Individual tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis according to our waiting list. We will strive to accommodate seating requests, but given increased demand, we encourage you to consider a table purchase to ensure that your group is seated together. Priority for individual ticket purchases will be given to each award recipient and a guest. 
Sign up now!