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Annual Gala
Thursday, May 06 2021, 6:30-7:45 pm, Zoom,


King County Nurses Association cordially invites you to our 118th Annual Gala, a very special evening celebrating nurses and the nursing profession! Plan on attending this special event that launches National Nurses Week.

The festive evening includes:

Emcee: Stephanie Staples of Your Life Unlimited

Shining Star Nurse Awards: 2020 & 2021 awards will be announced.

Scholarship Recipients: Meet our 18 incredible scholarship 2021 awardees, each being awarded $3,000.

Make a difference in the lives of nursing students - throughout the evening you will have a chance to donate to the KCNA Scholarship Fund. Let’s see if we can meet our fundraising goal by the end of the evening!

•Be informed - important KCNA business updates will be shared about election results and Bylaw amendments.

• Canlis has crafted a unique Signature Cocktail just for this event. Both a cocktail and a mocktail recipe will be sent to participants in advance. Be ready to say cheers!


Stephanie Staples of Your Life Unlimited will bring her energetic brand of real inspiration to this event. A re-wired nurse, coach & keynote speaker, works with busy healthcare professionals from the Mayo Clinic to the Middle East. She delivers idea-packed programs proven to increase feelings of hope, happiness, empowerment and ability to apply actionable positive change for participants.  

As a multi-titled author with eclectic qualifications that combine learnings from her background in healthcare, journalism, fitness and communications - Steph has some unique insights and actionable psychosocial wellness tools to share. 

This year she’s going to be sprinkling real inspiration into our virtual gala! 

Stephanie Staples has donated two coaching certificates of $300 each that will be awarded as door prizes.

Registration Fees

$25 for members, $35 nonmembers, $10 nursing students (we also provide a free space for one student from each nursing school). All funds from the fees will go to the KCNA Scholarship Fund.


Event Sponsors: Special thanks to: