Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- General Public
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Event: Understanding Stroke and Learning Brain Boosters Objective: To increase awareness of stroke To learn ways to boost brain functions. Met goals: The Virginian-Pilot Newspaper, Norfolk, VA reported on highlights of the event which reached a wide audience.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
Other Publicity Methods:
announcement at a ladies bible study class
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
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
Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:
- Staying Sharp: Memory and Aging
- Learning as we Age
- Later-life Brain Disorders (These were matereials left over from last year).
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Awareness!! Most people in the audience were age 40 and older. Some are care-givers. 2 new members have joined our club because of news event. This event, along with other initiatives, supports the tenets of Pilot International.
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