Brain Awareness Week

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Pilot Club of Patchogue, Inc.

Organized by:
Pilot Club of Patchogue, Inc.

Participating Organizations:
Patchogue-Medford Public Library South Country Library Boys and Girls Club, Bellport, NY

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

We organized three events.

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Press Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

Approximately 300

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

To provide literature for community members to learn about brain health.

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:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain
  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • The Mindboggling Workbook

Other Downloadable Materials:

  • Mind Boggling in Spanish and the bookmark in Spanish

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Some community members with aging parents were very interested in information about the brain. The children enjoyed the workbook.

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

We had to print materials in Spanish.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Susan Kahl

Contact Phone:

631-286-6335

Contact Email:

sakprin@aol.com

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