Brain Awareness Week

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Pilot Club of Cochran

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Pilot Club of Cochran

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

3

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • School Program
  • Other: 2 school and 1 adult group

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Other: Head Start students
  • Other: Pre-K students
  • Other: and Senior adults

Approximate Number of People Reached:

222

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

1) We presented our puppet show on brain safety which is called BrainMinders. 2) we handed out puzzles, pencils, erasers and bookmarkers to all attendees. We do feel that we achieved our goal which was to reach adults and children with our message that our brains are precious and we should learn to protect them for our entire lifetime.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

word of mouth

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

word of mouth because these audiences were mainly classifid as "captive audiences".

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:

  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • BAW Buttons
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

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

  • BAW Bookmark
  • BAW Certificate of Participation
  • Puzzles: Grades K-2
  • Puzzles: Mindboggling Series

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

  • Lesson Plans
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Each of our venues sent a letter of appreciation to our club for presenting this program

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Jackie Jones

Contact Phone:

478-230-8379

Contact Email:

jmjones01@bellsouth.net

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