ENAF-pictureMarch 2017 Update:

Cal ENA pledged $5000 to the ENA Foundation at the kick off for the State Challenge at the State Leaders Meeting in Las Vegas in February which runs until May 31st. Chapters made pledges to the State Challenge. Thanks to the Government Affairs Committee, EMS Committee, Sacramento Chapter, Kara Davis and Diane Schertz for the multiple prizes for the March State Council meeting’s Opportunity Drawing. Cal ENA-Tee it Up for Scholarships Campaign was kicked off by playing the putting green and raised $1120 by the generous attendees at the State Council Meeting. THANK YOU ALL.

January 2017 Update (ENAF):

2016 State Challenge raised $129,070 to fund 2017 scholarships. This was 103% of the goal. California was a big part of this and it is greatly appreciated.

Academic scholarship application electronic portals open March 1, 2017. Submission deadline is April 28, 2017.Recipients will be notified on August 1, 2017. For more information about available scholarships, visit ENA.org. STTI/ENA Foundation.

Research Grant deadline is March 1, 2017 and recipients will be notified in June. Scholarships for ENA Annual Conference registration will be offered again in 2017. More information on this to follow later this year. State Challenge beings Feb 1, 2017.

The 2017 campaign will kick off at the opening party of the Leadership Orientation in Las Vegas. The theme this year is “Tee It Up for Scholarships” in honor of the inaugural golf classic to be held in St Louis in September in conjunction with ENA 2017. The State Challenge ends May 31st so anyone planning to donate to the ENA Foundation is encouraged to donate during this event to help California State Council win the challenge. January’s State Council meeting Opportunity Drawing raised $345 for the State Challenge. Thank you to the East Bay Chapter and Judy Scott & the EMS Committee for the donation of prizes.

A Huge THANK YOU to Diane Idman-Gervais and the Education Committee for an excellent education conference this November, and especially for organizing the awesome Opportunity Drawing which raised $825.
Special thanks to the following individuals/groups for the donation of the prizes: Kathy Van Dusen – A 2-Night Stay at the Double Eagle Resort; Marty Hay – a gorgeous handmade quilt; National ENA for 2 annual memberships; Cal ENA Education Committee – 2 EN 2017 conference registrations and Diane Schertz- the framed California laser cut print.
Thanks to the San Diego Chapter and Janet Williams for the donation of gifts for the November State Council meeting Opportunity Drawing which raised another $390. The total going to the ENA Foundation 911 Endowment Fund from these two event is $1215. Awesome! Your generosity is overwhelming and greatly appreciated.

Check out the ENA Foundation’s State Challenge page at https://www.ena.org/foundation/fundraising/Pages/StateChallenge.aspx

For more information about California’s dedication to the ENA Foundation, visit https://nf.ena.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?WebCode=ENADonorWall
and https://nf.ena.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?WebCode=ENAcumulativeWall

For general ENA Foundation information https://www.ena.org/foundation/Pages/default.aspx
Here you can : get details and purchase a ticket for for “Evening at Epcot Private Viewing Deck”
apply for a scholarship to attend ENA’s Emergency Nursing 2015 in Orlando
make a contribution and join ENA at a night of dueling pianos at “Howl at the Moon” in Orlando

Diane Schertz
Cal ENAFundraiser