The Silver Star Chapter Award is presented to an outstanding local NOVA chapter. NOVA chapters are the backbone of the organization. Members meet, share ideas, learn from educational speakers, share nursing stories and innovative ideas, plan legislative activities and carry on the work of NOVA. This award recognizes “grassroots” efforts by chapters. The chapter needs to be recognized by the NOVA National Office as an active chapter.
Examples of each area must be addressed in the nomination:
Briefly describe your chapter’s educational events.
What is your chapter’s grassroots approach in the legislative arena?
Describe other chapter activities that support nursing recruitment and retention, such as local Nurses Week activities, community involvement, articles in the local newspapers, etc.
Describe your chapter’s passion for NOVA and tell us why your chapter merits this award.