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Benefiting the Rudy School of Nursing & Health Professions



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.


DATE: Saturday, September 24, 2016

TIME: 6:00 pm

LOCATION: Lebanon Municipal Airport, 760 Franklin Road, Lebanon, TN

PARKING: General admission parking available in marked lot with shuttle service provided to main hangar                      VIP and handicap parking located at main hangar

DRESS: Casual


DRINKS: Cash bar

AUCTIONS: Silent auction opens at 6:00 pm / Live auction during program

2015 Event Impact

  • $58,000 raised for simulation equipment and scholarship support.
  • 400 attended Notes for Nurses.
  • Purchased a new simulator ("Sim Junior") for nursing education.

Student & Program Highlights

  • 119 nursing GRADUATES for the 2015-16 academic year. 
  • New Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program to start 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
  • MJ Lucas, Morning Show Host, WANT 98.9 FM 
  • Heather Wilmore, Community Volunteer
  • Tim Wilmore, D.T. McCall & Sons
  • Carole Ann Bach, Ph.D., RN, CRRN, Dean, Cumberland University
  • Cheryl Bockstruck, Development Officer, Cumberland University
  • Ray Lynn Crutcher, Director of Operations, 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
  • Robin Retallack, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, Cumberland University
  • Trudy Wright, MSN, RNC-OB, WHNP-BC, Assistant Professor, Cumberland University


SPonsorship opportunities


Coming soon


2015 Notes for Nurses Video

2014 Notes for Nurses Thank You Video

For More Information

Submit Inquiry Below or contact:

Cheryl Bockstruck

Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations


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