Brain Awareness Week

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Lebanon Senior Center

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Lebanon Senior Center

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Other
  • Other: seniors age 50 and older

Approximate Number of People Reached:

41

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Hosted a doctors panel from local clinics, which included a Q&A. Docs opened the conversation to included marijuana usage since it was recently legalized in our state. Senior center hosted a lunch in conjunction with presentations by doctors. Senior Center introduced new Brain Fitness class.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Mailings
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Local newspapers did not publicize event or come out to cover it.

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:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

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

  • Brain Briefs Fact Sheets

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

  • Activities/Experiments
  • 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?

As a non-profit, the access to take away materials and information for people to take home was a huge bonus. It serves as both reminder and a bridge to continue to think about the information.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Rebecca Wirfs

Contact Phone:

5412584224

Contact Email:

rwirfs@ci.lebanon.or.us

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