Brain Awareness Week

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Huntington Medical Research Institutes

Organized by:
Huntington Medical Research Institutes

Participating Organizations:
The Health Sciences Academy at Blair Middle School in Pasadena, CA

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Middle school students(6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

150

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

HMRI and the Pasadena Unified School District's Health Sciences Academy at Blair Middle School hosted a Brain Awareness Day on Wednesday, March 8th, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with (8) different interactive sessions for students and parents. HMRI also hosted a Brain Day Celebration evening event at the Pasadena Public Library on Monday night, March 13th, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. called "The Aging Brain and Alzheimer's Disease."

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Emails - Direct contact with friends of HMRI and the school.

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Didn't receive any support or materials from BAW.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

Please ask BAW how I can get support and materials from them for next year.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

www.hmri.org

Contact Name:

Dave Silvey

Contact Phone:

(626) 795-4343

Contact Email:

silvey@hmri.org

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