Laughter is the best medicine health and arts program presentation powerpoint 2010
"LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE" HEALTH AND ARTS PROGRAM and DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC. Non-Profit Organization 611 North Fifth Street Nashville, TN 37207-5812 615-226-1265 Phone
Objectives <ul><li>To introduce program events and services. </li></ul><ul><li>To promote “Laughter is the Best Medicine” Health and Arts Program. </li></ul><ul><li>To advertise program events during April, May, September, and the December Gala. </li></ul><ul><li>To recognize sponsors/donors/supporters of the program. </li></ul>
Customer Requirements <ul><li>“ Laughter is the Best Medicine” Health and Arts Program provides speech & services with visual & performing arts during April Minority Health Month, May Better Hearing and Speech Month, September Deaf Awareness Month, and a December Gala since 2004. </li></ul><ul><li>Participants have received free hearing aids, hearing aid batteries, speech therapy, ear surgery, dental care, nutrition education, telephone amplification devices, infant/child car seats, ENT examinations, books, and more. </li></ul>Speech-Language-Hearing Service Comedy Music Visual Arts Theater
Meeting the Needs <ul><li>Speech-hearing screenings and nutrition education are provided at events free to the public while participants enjoy food/beverages, comedy, music, visual arts, and gift raffles in April, May, September and December. </li></ul><ul><li>Free infant/child car seats, dental care, books, telephone amplification devices, and more are provided free to those with needs. </li></ul>Visual Arts Theater Music Comedy Arts Nutrition Education Speech Hearing Health Screening Free Health Screenings Free Entertainment Free Food & Beverages
Cost Analysis <ul><li>Free healthcare and performing/visual arts program promotes overall household financial benefits to the customer. </li></ul><ul><li>Under-served, under-represented, un-insured, and/or under-insured participants will have less stress from increasing medical and/or entertainment costs with equal access for quality services. </li></ul>
Our Strengths ARTS Comedy Music Theater Visual FREE Books Food/Beverages Consultations Telephones Car Seats SCREENINGS Hearing Speech Nutrition
Key Benefits <ul><li>Our mission is to build better Tennessee communities by providing diverse cultural visual/performing arts, education, and quality rehabilitation/habilitation speech-language-hearing healthcare services to under-served, under-represented, under-insured, and un-insured infants, children, youth, and/or adults without discrimination. </li></ul>
Next Steps <ul><li>Participants are invited to all events during April Minority Health Month, May Better Hearing and Speech Month, September Deaf Awareness Month and the December Gala offered at varying and unique venues annually. </li></ul><ul><li>Locate event information on our Social Media Networks as follows: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>BrownPaperTickets.com </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook.com </li></ul><ul><li>GivingMatters.com </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace.com </li></ul><ul><li>NowPlayingNashville.com </li></ul><ul><li>Skype.com </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShares.com </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>Vimeo.com </li></ul><ul><li>VolunteerMatch.org </li></ul><ul><li>Wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube.com </li></ul>
DECEMBER GALA The 7th Annual “Laughter is the Best Medicine” Health and Arts Program December Gala honors NewsChannel5 Meterologist & Talk of the Town Co-Host Lelan A. Statom and Tennessee Regulatory Authority [TRA] Community Outreach Representative & Council Member Vivian Michael Wilhoite on December 28 th from 6:00p – 10:00p at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel, 2025 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard, featuring NewsChannel5 Masters of Ceremony Lelan A. Statom and Tuwanda Coleman, catered reception, speech-language-hearing screenings, Cremona Strings Ensemble Too, Paul Jack and the Off the Hook Band, NashvilleStandUp.com Comedians Leslie Nash and John Bowman, Visual Artists Michael McBride, Donna Lewis Hampton, and Erin Afrinson, and theater production by Dorothy Leeds “Good Lessons from Bad Women” . This year’s Children’s Theater features Shrine Circus Clowns, the TSU CAMA Boys Choir and Music Academy, and Eugenia Sweeney’s rendition of “ The Amen Corner” . . Our special addition to the education room is story time to improve literacy and free books distribution for all ages. To help make the night a memorable one, a gift raffle will surely add to the holiday spirit. This event is a black tie, formal affair at no cost to the public. Get your free tickets at brownpapertickets.com/event/. For more information or if you have questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Lisa A. Spells, at 615/226-1265, laspells @yahoo.com , or any of our Social Media Networks. Sponsored in part by The Community Foundation, Southwest Airlines, Wholesale Copy Services Inc., Tennessee Arts Commission, Street Tuxedo, and Ole South Properties LLC.
2009 SPONSORS/DONORS/SUPPORTERS Thanks to all of our sponsors/donors who make this program possible. A Cowboy Town A Dream Come True Catering Adventure Science Center Bridgestone America BestOne Tires Blue Moon Lagoon Restaurant Captain D’s Cheesecake Factory Colonial Liquors Comedian John Bowman Comedian Leslie Nash Cremona Strings Ensemble Too Cumberland River Cruises Custom Awards and Sporting Apparel Daymar Institute Deans Food Dollywood Doubletree Guests Suites Airport Ellendale’s Restaurant Elm Hill Meats Firestone Fleming’s Steakhouse Floyd Foundation Fretter’s Piano Service FritoLay Frugal MacDoogal Helistar Aviation Hickory Center Jewelry HypnoCentral Lewis Brothers Bakeries Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Med-Acoustics Miss Mary BoBo’s Boarding House Nashville Electric Service Nashville Predators Nashville Shores Nashville Symphony Nashville Zoo NewsChannel5 Ole South Realty Properties ISC Paul Jack & the Off the Hook Band Pepsi Bottling Company Purity Dairy Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar Regal Cinemas Regions Bank Rock Harbor Marine Sam’s Club Skanska USA Southeastern Recycling Technologies, Inc. Southwest Airlines Street Tuxedo Tennessee Aquatic Project [TAP] Tennessee Arts Commission Tennessee Department of Health Tennessee Fast Tax Tennessee Regulatory Authority Tennessee Titans The Community Foundation The Parthenon Chapter of the Links, Inc. The Tennessee Credit Union Visual Artist James Threalkill Visual Artist Michael McBride What If?…Productions Wholesale Copy Services Wonder Graphics
FORMAT COMCAST 30 SECONDS DECEMBER GALA 2009 PSA Title Graphic Page Voice Over 20 sec Write script Public service announcement about the organization/ December Gala Contact information Cut away to pictures/Music by CSET Sponsored By….