GREELEY -- Three nurses from Banner Health Northern Colorado in Greeley and two nurses from UC Health hospitals in Fort Collins and Loveland joined a sixth nurse from Aspen House Memory Care in being named March 11 as Colorado Nightingale Luminaries.

Receiving the regional honor were Banner Health's Suzanne Ketchem, Elena Nelson Squires and Stephen Neuman, UC Health's Melanie Roberts and Robyn Gustafson, and Aspen House Memory Care's Allissa Randazzo

The six will join up to 60 fellow luminaries from across Colorado at the state Nightingale Luminary Awards and Gala on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt Denver. 

Tickets, tables and sponsorships for the the state event can be purchased online through early May, availability permitting. 

The Colorado Nurses Foundation administers the Colorado Nightingale Luminary Awards and convenes the statewide committee that selects 12 recipients of the Colorado Nightingale Award. The Centennial Area Health Education Center each year designates up to six Luminaries locally.