19 Apr 2022

Black Nurses 2022 Annual Scholarship & Awards

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Ticket Purchases on Website and Available On Event Brite: https://bna-miami.org/  & Miami Chapter – Black Nurses Association 41st Annual Scholarship & Awards 

“MASK WITH PROOF OF VACCINATION / ONSITE RAPID TEST PROVIDED & REQUIRED”.Tickets are $75 can be purchased or donation on our website https://bna-miami.org/ & payment can be made directly via the PayPal site, login and click ” Pay for Items or Services” , “add a Note” and enter miamibna@gmail.com as the  email address and send the payment by Debit/Credit Card. 

You can click on the Website/Event Brite Link above to purchase your ticket/s on Event Brite or by Zelle via your Bank Account directly using the Black Nurses Association, Inc and miamibna@gmail.com emailand payment can also be made by Mail.  

Please inquire about the “Sponsorship Packet & Palm Card Flyer and thank you for your support of Miami BNA.

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29 Jun 2021
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Celebrating the life of Mrs. Willie Pearl Porter- A Century Well Lived

Mrs. Willie Pearl Porter was a member of the Black Nurses Association, Miami and believed to be the oldest NBNA member before her passing.MrsPorter completed her nursing training in 1935 from the Freedman’s Hospital School of Nursing in Washington, D.C. MrsPorter was firmly convinced that education is the key to a successful career, she continued her education earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Florida A&M University and her Master of Science degree in Medical and Surgical Nursing at Indiana University, Bloomington,  IN. MrsPorter had a stellar career in nursing education, as a public health nurse, and a school nurse and health instructor for the College High School, Lucy Moton, where she worked for 28 years. MrsPorter retired in 1973 having taught many years at the Miami Senior High School.  MrsPorter received the “Award of Excellence” from the Black Nurses Association, Miami in 2008 and she was inducted in the Florida International University Archives for Nursing in 2007. MrsPorter passed from this earthly realm on March 15,2017. Mrs. Willie Pearl Porter lived her life giving, sharing, motiving, educating, encouraging nurses and nursing students.  She had great love for her husband, her children and family, her chapter members, NBNA and the profession of nursing.

03 Jun 2021

Your child wants chips. You want them to have fruit. Here’s how to tackle that

It’s snack time at my sister’s house. My nieces are both served a bowl of blueberries. Bella, the 4-year-old, eats them and asks for more. Maddie, the 2-year-old, eats one, spits it out and then begs for “chips, please!”

It is difficult not to indulge that little face, especially when she asks so politely, but my sister is not giving up that easily. She knows that kids need to be introduced to new foods as many as 15 times to get over its “newness.” So she swaps the blueberries for sliced bananas, a known favorite, and says she’ll try again tomorrow.

These are the kinds of child-feeding practices parents of young children need to have in their arsenal to prevent early childhood obesity. It is no secret that obesity is an epidemic in our nation, but did you know that more than 20 percent of children ages 2 to 5 are overweight or obese?

Read more here: https://www.miamiherald.com/living/health-fitness/article213971039.html