Brain Awareness Week

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Grenada Brain Bee Challenge

Organized by:
Grenada Brain Bee Challenge

Participating Organizations:
Christian Services Corporation St. George's Baptist Church St. George's University People Programs Group The Country Cold Store One Call Construction ADM Caribbean Ago Industry Norris James New Business Systems Andall & Associates Apex Printery

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

6

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Other
  • Press Briefing
  • Radio Show
  • TV Show
  • Other: Church Service
  • Other: BAW Walk

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Other
  • Other: Internet

Approximate Number of People Reached:

More than 10,000 people because of the radio,TV and Internet program.

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Sunday 13th March Church Service it was live on the radio and internet. Special recognition to the 15 finalist and parents. Our quiz master Dr. Walcott-Bedeau share on Stress and link to the brain. We had about 350/400 hundred person present. We then had a brain awareness walk in the evening. We were able to share flyers and pamphlets with the community and even answer questions about Brain Bee Challenge. We had an open forum for the community on the Thursday evening where we had a one on one with a Doctor about the Brain. We had radio and television programs about the Brain and Brain Bee Challenge and Brain Awareness Week. Over all we had very good attendance to all of the events and Brain Awareness Week was now known in all house hold in our Country. People was now more aware of the Brain Bee Challenge and reviews was that they now know something about the Brain that they never knew before. We had a greater turn out of persons to the final Brain Bee Challenge than last year.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Mailings
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

The Social Media and Radio was most successful. We had lots of persons asking for more information.

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!
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:

  • Pencils
  • Buttons
  • Stickers
  • Workbook

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Fact Sheets
  • BAW Bookmark
  • Mindboggling Coloring Sheets

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

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

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

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster
  • BAW Web site banner
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Persons are more aware of things that affect the brain. Students from secondary school show more interest in Brain Bee.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Yes, it was very helpful. Could we see some more of the other countries BAW featured on the BAW Facebook page?

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

www.brainbeegrenada.com

Contact Name:

Gail Blackette

Contact Phone:

473-443-2894

Contact Email:

grenadabbc@gmail.com

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