2016 Notes for Nurses Photo Gallery



A night celebrating nurses...the heartstrings of our community. Notes for Nurses is a fun, casual evening filled with live music from some of Nashville's best songwriters, dinner, and live and silent auctions. This event benefits the Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions.

2016 Event Impact

  • $50,000 in cash, pledges and sponsorship was raised for simulation equipment and scholarship support.
  • $20,000 in donated goods and services. 
  • Nearly 400 attendees and 50 volunteers supported the event.

Student & Program Highlights

  • 119 nursing GRADUATES for the 2015-16 academic year.
  • New Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program was implemented Fall of 2016.

Program Goals & Needs

  • SIMULATION EQUIPMENT to provide nursing students with innovative patient-centered care training.
  • SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT to assist nursing students with the greatest financial need, especially low-income, first generation and non-traditional students.


2016 Committee

Event Chair

  • Beth McCall, RN, BSN, D.T. McCall & Sons

Committee Members

  • Heather Bay, Venue Chair, CEO, Direct Flight Solutions LLC
  • Teresa Larkins, DMD, Serenity Dental
  • Melissa Littman, BSN, RN, VA TN Valley Healthcare System
  • Pam McAteer, Dental Practice Consultant
  • Cristy Glover Stumb, APRN, Stumb Health Professionals LLC
  • Maggie Lea, Home Instead Senior Care
  • MJ Lucas, Morning Show Host, WANT 98.9 FM 
  • Tim Wilmore, D.T. McCall & Sons
  • Carole Ann Bach, Ph.D., RN, CRRN, Dean, Cumberland University
  • Cheryl Bockstruck, Development Officer, Cumberland University
  • Kristin Kannon, Office Manager, Cumberland University
  • Maggie Keil, MSN, RN; Director Skill Lab, Cumberland University
  • Joy Kimbrell, DNP, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, Cumberland University
  • Ronda Landers, DNP, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, Cumberland University
  • Trudy Wright, MSN, RNC-OB, WHNP-BC, Assistant Professor, Cumberland University


SPonsorship opportunities

2017 Event Sponsorship Opportunities Available Soon! 

Call 615-547-1245 for more details.


Thank you to our 2016 auction sponsors!



                       Beth McCall

                       Center Hill Houseboat Rental and Charter - Ken Doran



                       Alteration Shop                                       Maggie Keil

                       American Jewelry Co.                                  Mattress Firm

                       Amerigo's                                             McAteer Animal Hospital

                       Aqua Bella Day Spa and American Jewelers              Memories Shop 

                       Arrington Vineyards                                   Mt. Juliet Tire Center

                       Beniki Nail Spa                                       Nails 1st

                       Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More                       Nancy Donadio

                       Big Machine Records                                   Nashville Symphony

                       Billy Goat Coffee Café                                Natural Nails Too

                       Bliss Salon and Blowout Bar                           Needham's Nursery

                       Brick's Fashions                                      O'Charley's Restaurant & Bar

                       Capitol Theatre                                       Olive Garden

                       Captain D's Restaurant                                Penn Station East Coast Subs

                       Cedar Creek Sports Center                             Quality Inn & Suites

                       Cellar 53 Winery                                      Red Lobster

                       Cheddars Casual Café                                  Salon Galleria

                       Cinco De Mayo Mexican Restaurant                      Sandra Williams

                       Cori's Dog House                                      Sassy Daisy Boutique

                       Country Pride Market                                  Shelter Insurance

                       Dillard's                                             Sherry Bach

                       Discount Tire                                         Smith's Furniture

                       Dr. Carole Ann Bach                                   Smoothie King

                       Drs. Paul and Cristy Stumb                            South Beach Tanning Company

                       El Comal Authentic Mexican Restaurant                 StarbuckS

                       Fired Up                                              Stephanie Jinright

                       Five Oaks Golf                                        Studio FX Salon

                       Gardens on Main                                       Tammy Paris

                       Good Feet Store                                       Brent Wright

                       Hartmann Luggage                                      Trudy Wright

                       Houston's Meat & Produce                              Vintage Wine & Spirits

                       Jean Markie                                           Wayne Gunter

                       Jersey Mike's Subs                                    Woodfire MJ

                       Kay Jewelers - Providence Marketplace                 Woody Hunt

                       Lifeway Christian Store - Mt. Juliet                  Zone Conditioning

                       Locks & Lashes Barber & Studio

                       Longhorn Steakhouse




































2015 Notes for Nurses Video

2014 Notes for Nurses Thank You Video

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Cheryl Bockstruck

Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations


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