Brain Awareness Week

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UW Marshfield Wood County

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UW Marshfield Wood County

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

300

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We had a table set up with the BAW materials, a computer with brain teaser games, an area of brain information, and brain diagrams. We also provided a short survey for students to fill out regarding their knowledge of brain health. The goal of this event was to provide students with a greater understanding of brain maintenance and importance. Out of the entire student body, there was great feedback on how the students really enjoyed coming to our booth and participating.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

School email was most successful because it was sent to the entire student body reminding them of the event.

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:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • BAW Buttons

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

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

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

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

I feel the BAW event we hosted really provided the student body and community a greater understanding of the brain and just how important it is.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

The information on Facebook was very helpful!

Quotable comments which capture successful aspects of your event(s):

"Very interesting! I actually learned quite a bit, thank you".

Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Hailey Mattheisen

Contact Phone:

7152072702

Contact Email:

haileym223@gmail.com

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