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Recent announcement messages

Breast Care Nurse Navigator (6/18/17)

Please see the attached link for a position available at Henrico Doctors Hospital.

June Chapter Meeting (6/7/17)
Have you RSVP'd for this month's Chapter Meeting?
The 50/50 raffle will benefit Hitting Cancer Below the Belt.

2nd Annual Jennifer Graff Memorial Scholarship (6/7/17)
Attention Scholarship Lovers!! It's time to apply your writing skills - The 2nd Annual Jennifer Graff Memorial Scholarship is open for applications. Please see the attached PDF file (not viewable on many phones) for requirements.
So start your writing engines, applications are due by October 1, 2017.

LLS Woman of the Year (5/16/17)

Lisa Spagnoli of VCI spoke at our last Chapter Meeting about her quest to become the LLS Woman of the Year, Read more, including her own personal story here. There's still time to donate to her campaign!!

ONS Basket Raffle (5/13/17)
The ONS Board has put together a super duper basket valued at over $300!  Tickets are available from all Board members and are $5 each or 3 for $10.  

Remote Area Medical information (5/1/17)
Many of you have asked about the Remote Area Medical organization that Becky Mains and I volunteer with. Attached is a link to the RAM website with upcoming clinics. As you will sadly note, due to the failure to expand Medicaid within this state, there are now numerous clinics besides the one in Wise throughout Virginia.

2016 Elections (12/15/16)
Ladies and Gentlemen! The 2016 Ballot has been prepared and the Survey Monkey link is attached here for your voting pleasure!
Many thanks to the Nominating Committee for all of its hard work in 2016!!
Please vote!!

News You Need to Know (11/20/16)
Exciting ONS news!!! There will be great deals everywhere on Cyber Monday (11/28/16), but did you know that membership dues will be discounted that day? Not due to renew in November? No worries - your membership will get extended when it is due to renew.

Also, FREE CNE ALERT - Nurse Empowerment in a Culture of Safety is a new course that is FREE to ONS members, $39 for non ONS members and is designed for nurses in all care settings, to empower individuals to make their practices and patients safer. This course can be found on the ONS website.

Reel Recovery (11/11/16)
Are you familiar with an organization called Reel Recovery? This group provides fly fishing retreats for men with cancer. Their next outing in our area will be at Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, VA in May, 2017.
For more information, please visit

Chapter Meeting 11/8/16 (11/7/16)
Happy Pre Election Eve!! Our hostess for tomorrow's Chapter Meeting has asked me to remind our members that if you are unable to attend to please let her know - there are still many on the waiting list.