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Savannah Black Nurses Association
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2016 Officers
Located in beautiful Savannah, Georgia, the Savannah Black Nurses Association (SBNA) was founded on April 27, 1987, by a group of nurses concerned about dialogue, communication, education, and working conditions of African American Nurses, as well as the healthcare needs of the African American community. 

Cheryl Capers - President
Elainor Ray - Vice President
Elaine J. Connor - Secretary
Angela Curry - Treasurer
 James Saunders - Financial Secretary

As a Chapter of the NBNA, Savannah Black Nurses Association's mission is to provide a forum for collective action by nurses to investigate, define and advocate for the health care needs of African Americans and to implement strategies that ensure access to health care, equal to, or above health care standards of the larger society.

NBNA and SBNA are committed to improving the quality of life of persons who share the African American heritage and other ethnic groups by: Building consumer knowledge and understanding on health care issues. 

Educating and mentoring registered nurses, licensed vocational/practical nurses, nursing students and retired nurses. 

Facilitating the professional development and career advancement of nurses in emerging healthcare systems. 

Promoting economic development of nurses through entrepreneurial and other business initiatives.
National Black Nurses Association (NBNA)
a Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA)
Each year, the SBNA awards a Nursing Scholarship -   Our next Annual Scholarship Gala will be held February 11, 2017 at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront. Click on the link at right to learn more and to view the scholarship application. Tickets also available through EventBrite. For additional information contact any SBNA member or phone Cheryl Capers at 912-658-1398 or via email at checap@coastalnow.net

Scholarship Award & Gala
Advancing the profession of Nursing through education, practice, research, and leadership
Savannah Black Nurse's Association (SBNA)
P. O. Box 13351 
Savannah, GA  31416

Email - savbnurse@yahoo.com
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Congratulations to our
2016 Scholarship Recipients:

Taylor Jacobs
Emily Mills
Join us for our 30th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Award Gala - Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 
Click here for info and ticket purchases.