Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Other: Fb & Media coverage of Proclamation signing for BAW and Autism Acceptance Month
- General Public
- Other: families and caregivers
Approximate Number of People Reached:
40 plus newspaper circulation and Facebook
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Pilot Club of Great Bend has for years instituted a campaign of media attention with a Brain Awareness Week Proclamation and Autism day/ Month proclamation signings involving the City of Great Bend Mayors and County commissioners. To raise awareness of the importance of the focus on education and understanding of brain related disorders, illnesses and injuries, we work in all facets of our community. The presentations and media exposure brings awareness through out the community while bringing the leaders in our community to the fore in the our campaign . We feel this facet of our activities continues to meet our goals.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Adults' Fact Sheets
- Successful Aging & Your Brain Booklet
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Fact Sheets
- New Puzzles/Games
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- Brain Awareness Week Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
We have had new interest in our upcoming Autism Spectrum Disorder workshop scheduled for after the pandemic allows -- April 2022 as well as interest in our civic organization Pilot Club of Great Bend
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
If working with local governments approach and start early to book the event and to get a media presence to attend.
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?
I found it very informative and could not do better