Welcome to the Penns Wood Chapter


We would like to welcome you to our site. We are a small chapter of close to 100 members and received our charter in 1996. We are cerebrated our 15th year in 2011 as a Chapter. Please feel free to contact us with any questions, we would love for you to join us at one of our meetings or become a member. Pat Frank RN, BSN Web Master 



Penns Wood Chapter Events

Our Educational 16th Oncology Educational Dinner and Vendor Fair will be held on March 12, 2015 @ Radnor Hotel. Vendor Fair will run 5- 6:30PM follow by a dinner @  6:30PM.  Need information contact amgipe@comcast.net or patriciafrank1004@verizon.net

Navajo Project continues asking for school supplies to be brought to August meeting.  Thank you to all the members of Penns Wood and PACON chapters for their support. 

August Meeting -8/13/14 -6 PM 

@Landmark American Tap and Grill -629 W.Lancaster Ave. Wayne PA 19087

Topic -Zykadia for ALK + NSCLS -Speaker Kristen Kramer,CRNP,FCCC

Sponsored Novartis

RSVP Susan Loah -susan_lorah@chs.net


What happening with our Penns Wood Members


Congress Grants for 2014 from the Chapter were presented @ the March's meeting to Cathy Sargent, Susan Lorah, Pat Frank, Betty Tiger,Ro Tucci,   Joy Hepkins,Ann Marie Gipe.  Our President Martha Kline recieved the first Cindy Boyer President's Grant.

Our President Martha Kline and President Elect Kathleen Hurst represented our chapter @ the annual July ONS Leadership Weekend.

 Pat Frank was appointed by National ONS to serve 2 more years on the SIG Council.

Our Awards Chair Pat Frank received a letter from Brian Theil Director, Membership & Component Relations Oncology Nursing Society stating that our  Penns Wood Chapter along with PACON will receive the 2013 Pearl Moore "Making a Difference" Community Award @ opening ceremony of the Congress in Washington, DC on April 25th .




 Penns Wood Board (2014)   Martha Klines President, Kathleen Hurst --President Elect, Joy Hepkins- Immedicate Past President, Rosemary Wiggins - Treasure, Ro Tuci - Secretary, Ann Marie Gipe - Nominating Chair, Marianne Casale -Membership, Sandy Lyon - Archives, Elizabeth Tiger - Legislative Chair, Joy Hepkins (newsletter) &Pat Frank (web site) Multimedia, Sue Lorah, Lynne Quinn - Educational Chairs, Pat Frank &Anne Marie Gipe - Fund Raising Chairs, Pat Frank - Award Chair


Thank you to all that voted in the chapter elections, please keep in mind al the benefits you get from your Chapter membership, such as monthly lectures and dinners some with CEU, Congress Grants, Newsletter, chance to have your certification or membership to both National ONS and the Chapter paid for.  Remember we can not continue to offer all these things without members stepping up to the plate and become a member of a committees and running for office  in 2014-2015 election. Ann Marie Gipe our nominating Chair has done a great job this past election. This is our second yesr doing election via the web.  


Pat Frank and Joy Hepkins will continue to be Penns Wood Chapter liasion to Best of ONS Committee for 2015. Pat will serve once again as treasurer.