Pilot Club of Great Bend

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Pilot Club of Great Bend

Participating Organizations:

Great Bend Pilot held a Proclamation signing for BAW with media coverage and then coordinated it with a Proclamation for Autism Awareness Day April 2 and an ASD workshop on April 7 complete with media, internet coverage for Autism awareness month.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • Press Briefing
  • Other: Proclamation signing

Target Audiences:

  • General Public

Approximate Number of People Reached:

900 or more

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Great Bend Pilot Club used in March the BAW as the Launch for continued awareness of the Autism awareness Day and Autism awareness month in April, which had in March and April media by radio, newspaper, social and electric media leading to the ASD workshop held at the Barton Community College venue with over 120 participants(educators, parents,professionals) receiving CEU or information from the event.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media

Other Publicity Methods:

Electronic billboards

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

It was a culmination of them all to make a successful event


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!
  • More Mindbogglers!
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

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

  • Puzzles: BAW Favorites
  • Brain Briefs Fact Sheets

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

  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Fact Sheets

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

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Web site banner

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Since brain related information, education and prevention awareness is a major focus for Pilot International, the partnership with Dana Foundation is invaluable for resources and continued support for the cause

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

It was all we needed and helpful.

Contact Information

BAW Website:


Contact Name:

Rhonda Knudson

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:


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