Brain Awareness Week

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Brain Bonanza LLC

Organized by:
Brain Bonanza LLC

Participating Organizations:
J.C. Clegg Public Library

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • Workshop
  • Other: The Central City Fine Arts Boosters were providing information during Parent-Teacher conferences and I included BAW information and resources
  • Other: as well as information about the impact of the arts on the brain.

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

30

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

For the Eating with the Brain in Mind 90-minute workshop, participants learned about the impact of nutrition on the brain, brain-boosting and brain-busting nutrition and hydration. The participants unanimously agreed they learned useful applicable information. The Fine Arts Boosters were providing information during Parent-Teacher conferences and I was able to include BAW information and resources, as well as information about the impact of the arts on the brain.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

Posting on the library's schedule of events.

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media and posters were most effective as reported by participants.

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Fact Sheets
  • Activities/Experiments

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Participants gained insight and interest in their brains.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Yes.

Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Melanie Hoffner

Contact Phone:

3192708378

Contact Email:

brainbonanza@gmail.com

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