Rock for the Nurses cancelled for 2021


FEBRUARY 14, 2021 (BRICK, NJ) - The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund announced today that due to the on-going uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, the current restrictions placed on large gatherings in The State of New Jersey and the concern for the health & welfare of all staff, musicians, volunteers and guests, they have cancelled the Rock for the Nurses fundraiser for 2021.

If you purchased a ticket for the event and would like to receive a refund, please send your original unused paper ticket or your printed e-ticket along with your mailing address to The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 1154, Toms River, NJ 08754 as indicated on their Contact Page of their Official Website and the cost of your ticket will be refunded.

“It is very unfortunate that we are still in such uncertain times and have to cancel this event because of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Our concern for the health & welfare of our staff, volunteers, musicians and guests are a priority. I would like thank all of the individuals who worked so hard and tried to make this happen for us, including all the outstanding musicians who committed to perform, all our committee members and volunteers, all our suppliers & sponsors and of course the River Rock owners, management and staff” mentioned Walt Konopka, co-chairperson of the Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund.

“Continue to follow us on our official social media pages for all scholarship news, information and details of future events ” finished Konopka.


ABOUT THE BARBARA FORFAR NURSING SCHOLARSHIP FUND:
The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund was established on January 15, 2011 and is part of the Ocean Medical Center Foundation family of funds.

The fund provides monetary assistance to qualified nurses and nursing students of Ocean Medical Center who desire to continue their formal education in nursing profession in the form of scholarships and awards one (or more) nursing scholarship during September of each year to eligible applicants.

The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund was established to honor the memory of long-time Point Pleasant resident Barbara Forfar or “Foof” as she was called by her fellow nurses and other colleagues in the operating room, and her forty-four years of dedication to the nursing profession with all but three years of her service associated with the Ocean Medical Center or its predecessor hospitals.

To qualify for the scholarship, the applicant must be an employee or nursing student at Ocean Medical Center and must be enrolled in a RN program, an upper division program (RN to BSN) or advanced degree program (MSN, PhD) in nursing.

All Ocean Medical Center nurses and nursing students from all OMC practice areas are eligible to apply. The scholarship must be used to supplement tuition, fees, lab costs, books or educational supply expenses.

For more information about The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund, including how to make a donation to the fund, log on to the official website at www.forfarscholarship.org or connect with The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund on Facebook or Twitter.


The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund was established on January 15, 2011. The Fund is a member of the Ocean Medical Center Foundation family of funds. The fund awards one (or more) nursing scholarship during September of each year to eligible applicants as selected by the fund’s Scholarship Advisory Committee. The Ocean Medical Center Foundation is the tax-exempt charity providing philanthropic support for Ocean Medical Center, a member of Hackensack Meridian Health. The Ocean Medical Center Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, which means your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent provided by law.


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