Help celebrate Nurse Appreciation Week (May 6-12).

We want to hear stories of nurses who are heroes -- whether it's your own story, a colleague or a nurse who helped you, a family member or friend.

A selection of nominations will be featured on our Healthy Life and our Health Care Jobs page.

We will select one of the nurses to receive a $100 American Express gift card, and the winner will be featured in the Sunday, May 16, Times Union newspaper.

Word length: roughly 150 words.
Deadline for entries: 5 p.m. Monday, May 10.

NOTE: Send a photo of your nurse nominee to Carin Lane at clane@timesunion.com.Be sure to include the name of the nurse, and your name and phone number for verification. We'll publish photos with the stories in our Healthy Life blog.

* Your name:

* Your daytime phone:
(not for publication)

* Your email address:

* Name of nominee:

* Place of employment:

* Tell us why this nurse should be recognized:

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