San Luis Valley Recognizes Nurses

SAN LUIS VALLEY – The San Luis Valley recently recognized their area nurses. Nurses are a vital part of the community and it is a great way to celebrate them. The 16th Annual San Luis Valley Nightingale Recognition Dinner & Awards Presentation at Adam’s State University. Out of all the nominations, three winners received the award and a chance to receive a higher accolade. The winners were Registered Nurses Justine Bitler, Trudy Ruybal (both nurses at Rio Grande Hospital), and Samantha Crawford from San Luis Valley Health. The three winners are now welcome to the Statewide Nightingale Luminary Award and Gala sponsored by the Colorado Nurses Foundation who will then award about a dozen recipients with the statewide honor.