Brain Awareness Week

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Epilepsy Support & Education Services, Inc. (formerly known as LAB Epi

Organized by:
Epilepsy Support & Education Services, Inc. (formerly known as LAB Epi

Participating Organizations:
New Mexico Rail Runner Express, Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals, Cyberonics, United Healthcare, Desert Tees & Sporting Goods, and Heavenly Touch Massage

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Other
  • Other: Epilepsy Walk

Target Audiences:

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

Approximate Number of People Reached:

150

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Epilepsy Support & Education Services participated in two health fairs during BAW at the Albuquerque Public School System, and also held our 4th annual Epilepsy Walk. We definitely exceeded our goals this year, obtaining larger sponsors and more walkers this year than in past years.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

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

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

The posters and flyers were successful because one of our main sponsors put them on the train that runs through the central NM corridor.

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:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • More Mindbogglers!
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • BAW Buttons

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

  • Fact Sheets
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

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

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Our participation in BAW always brings more momentum to our efforts and helps convince some of our sponsors to get more involved as a result.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Yes

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Audrey Autrey

Contact Phone:

505-243-9119

Contact Email:

epilepsy6@aim.com

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