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2013 VolAware Street Fair

You’re invited! All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the sixth annual VolAware Street Fair on Wednesday, October 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Pedestrian Walkway.

Activities include chair massages, yoga, mindfulness, biofeedback, arts and crafts, games, QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) suicide prevention training, and opportunities to visit informational booths from campus and local area mental health and wellness representatives. The Street Fair is also a great opportunity for students to learn about local internships and career opportunities in the helping professions.

All events are free and open to everyone on campus. Free snacks will be available.

If you would like to have a booth in the VolAware Street Fair please contact Dr. Connie S. Briscoe at 865-974-2196 with your organization's information. We will be in contact with you before the fair about parking, set up, take down, etc.

2013 VolAware Street Fair Sponsors

Gold Level Sponsors

Silver Level Sponsors

Bronze Level Sponsors


Sponsor the 2013 VolAware Street Fair!

As a service to our community, we host the VolAware Street Fair with the following goals:

  • Decreasing the stigma of mental health issues
  • Promoting emotional well-being and coping through life skills development
  • Prevention and early intervention of mental health problems
  • Providing the community with skills to intervene when someone they know is in distress
  • Promoting suicide prevention and education
  • Enhancing education and awareness about the importance of mental health and overall well-being
  • Enhancing community collaboration 

The Street Fair isn’t possible without the generous support of our sponsors! We are very interested in having your organization join us at this event, and we would appreciate your fullest consideration in supporting our efforts and hosting a booth at the Street Fair. A covered event table would be provided for your use, and you would be free to bring any materials to decorate it as you wish. Lunch for all Street Fair booth participants will be provided.

VolAware Street Fair Levels of Official Sponsorship

Gold ($2,000 donation)

  • Choice of a Street Fair event to notably sponsor
  • Advertisement through VolAware website, press release, posters, & T-shirt
  • Free Street Fair booth

Silver ($1,000 donation)

  • Advertisement through VolAware website, press release, posters, & T-shirt
  • Free Street Fair booth

Bronze ($500 donation)

  • Advertisement through VolAware website & posters
  • Free street fair booth

To become a sponsor or for more information, contact Dr. Connie S. Briscoe at 865-974-2196.