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Past Foundation Events

Foundation events are announced each year in the Summer GAPNA newsletter.

Past Foundation Events

Golf Tournament

The GAPNA Foundation hosts an annual scramble Golf Tournament. Members and Friends of the Foundation with a wide range of skills enjoy an afternoon of fun and fellowship that raises money for the GAPNAF Awards. Prizes are given for the winning team, longest drives for men and women, longest putt and the closest to the pin. So, consider playing golf! Players of all levels are welcome because it is a scramble/best ball with no pressure. The goal is to have fun and enjoy the day together raising money for The GAPNA Foundation.

2017 The Foundation Golf Tournament was held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, TN.
2016 The Foundation's Golf tournament was held at the Arizona Grand Golf Course in Phoenix, AZ.
2015 The Foundation held a tournament at the Canyon Springs Golf Club in San Antonio, TX.
2014 The Foundation held a tournament at the Falcon Fire Golf Club in Orlando.
2013 No event
2012 The 7th Annual Foundation Best Ball Golf Tournament was held at Arroyo Golf Club course in Las Vegas, NV.
2011 The 6th Annual Foundation Best Ball Golf Tournament was held at East Potomac Blue course on the Potomac River.
2010 The 5th Annual Foundation Best Ball Golf Tournament was held at Sandia Golf Club.
2009 The 4th GAPNAF golf tournament at the PGA course, The Club, at Savannah Harbor, GA was a smashing success! The fairways were very long, the greens were very fast, the water, swamps and sand traps were massive, and the players were all very tired at the end of the day. BUT, all 20 golfers had a wonderful time!
Winning team: Suzanne Ransehousen, Mary Jane Favot, Bud McConkie, and Mark Pozadek
Longest Drives for women and men: Sandy Jorgensen and Mark Pozadek
Closest to the Pin for women and men: Debra Kaberjian and Mark Pozadek
The GAPNA Foundation thanks Dr. Keith Rapp of Geriatric Associates of America for sponsoring the Longest Drives contest and our favorite ranger Virginia Lee Cora for officiating the contest holes.
2008 The 3rd NCGNPF Golf Tournament was held at Forest Park Golf Club in St. Louis, MO.
Winning team: Evelyn Duffy et al.
2007 The 2nd NCGNPF Golf Tournament was held at Steele Canyon Golf Club in San Diego, CA.
Winning team: Kirk & Dawn Boudreauz, Mary Pat & Keith Rapp
Longest Drive for Women: Lois Judd; Longest Drive for Men: Eddy Hobbs
Closest to the Pin: Kathleen Woolman (8'2"); Longest Putt: Bud McConkie (44'11")
2006 The 1st NCGNPF Golf Tournament was held at Sawgrass Golf Club in Ponte Vedra, FL. Winning team: Sam Daniels, Barb Phillips, Deb Bakerjian, and Larry Saulters.

Fun Walk/Run

The early morning GAPNAF Fun Walk/Run is a favorite feature of the Foundation. While raising money for the annual awards these Foundation Friends get their busy conference day started with a self-paced workout of 2-3K, depending on the setting. So pack your athletic shoes and join our GAPNAF Fun Walk/Run its a win-win event.

2016 Arizona Grand Resort and Spa in Phoenix, AZ
2015 Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX
2014 Orlando, FL. Downtown Disney, Buena Vista Resort
2013 Chicago IL, Lake Front / Grant Park
2012 Red Rock Casino & Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
2011 Wardman Park, Washington, DC
2010 Albuquerque, New Mexico
2009 Savannah, GA with 48 runners, walkers and plodders passing through six historic squares.
2008 St Louis, MO
2007 San Diego, CA
2006 Sawgrass, FL

Foundation Friends Event

The GAPNAF sponsors an annual event at conference to honor Friends of the Foundation who support our activities. These events provide opportunities to network and celebrate the collegiality among advanced practice nurses caring for older adults. Please make a donation to the Foundation and join the fun at our next GAPNAF Friends event.

2016 Pool Party Phoenix Style in AZ
2015 Texas Hoedown in San Antonio, TX
2014 Casino Night hosted by “The Party Corp” at Buena Vista Resort, Orlando FL
2013 Chicago Skyline Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
2012 Cosmic Bowling at the Red Rock Lanes
2011 Moonlight Trolley Tour that included stops at the Iwo Jima Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Vietnam Veteran's Memorial with professional tour guides that shared historical tales and anecdotes about the Washington DC's history.
2010 Foundation Trip to the Balloon Museum that included an opportunity to tour the museum, and see a demonstration of a hot air balloon glow
2009 Foundation Friends Historic Trolley Tour - 140 GAPNA members and friends took a 4-car Trolley Tour of the lovely Savanna GA historic district on Saturday evening to raise funds for the Foundation Scholarships. It was a beautiful evening, despite the snarled traffic and police blockades due to a 5K Run that was scheduled at the same time! GAPNA made the best of it and trolleyed on!
2008 Foundation Friends Reception
2007 Foundation Friends Refreshment Party