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The Net Impact Creates Website for St. Louis Event to Combat the Stigma of Mental Illness
Date:3/25/2010

The Net Impact Teams with the Karla Smith Foundation, Bring Change2Mind and Glenn Close to Create Online Strategy to Promote National Mental Health Awareness Campaign

St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 25, 2010 -- The Karla Smith Foundation, a St. Louis area based non-profit organization that provides support to families and friends with a loved one suffering from mental illness and those who have lost a loved one to suicide, proudly welcomes partner organization, BringChange2Mind and Glenn Close, to St. Louis for an unprecedented mental health awareness and anti-stigma event, "Change a Mind, Change a Life”, on April 16th and 17th. To help build awareness around the campaign, The Net Impact, a St. Louis based, full-service online interactive agency, worked closely with the Karla Smith Foundation to create the website, www.changeamind.org, for the highly anticipated event.

"The Net Impact has done a fantastic job with the development of an outstanding event website and an impactful social media campaign. Our organization could not be more pleased with the dedication, professionalism and creativity that this dynamic team has offered our organization in support of this important and ground-breaking campaign. We believe that the work of The Net Impact is a major contributor to our success, and we are grateful for their professionalism, guidance and support during this every exciting time for our organization," said Emily Smith, Director of Development and Marketing for the Karla Smith Foundation.

The Net Impact designed the “Change a Mind, Change a Life” website in the web content management system, Auctori. Placing the web design in the Auctori solution, makes it easy for the Karla Smith Foundation to make immediate changes to their website content. The Net Impact also designed logo for the event and created a social media marketing strategy for the event, which includes a strong presence on Twitter and Facebook. The Net Impact currently hosts and maintains the Karla Smith Foundation’s website, www.karlasmithfoundation.org, in addition to providing search engine optimization services for the non-profit.

The “Change a Mind, Change a Life” weekend in St. Louis this April will include a fundraising dinner on Friday, April 16 at the Four Seasons Hotel, where guests will have the opportunity to meet with award winning actress Glenn Close and hear her inspiring story of making a difference in the lives of the thousands facing mental illness. Close will also attend the St. Louis Cardinals baseball game on Saturday, April 17, where she will sing “America the Beautiful” and throw out the ceremonial first pitch. The National Public Service Announcement (PSA) featuring Close and her sister and directed by Ron Howard, will also be aired at Busch Stadium. For sponsorship information please contact Emily Smith at (618) 624- 5771. Event tickets can be purchased online at www.changeamind.org.

“The Net Impact has joined an incredible group of organizations in supporting and promoting this important campaign. We are excited about all of the possibilities that “Change a Mind, Change a Life” can generate, and we feel honored to be a part of this very worthy cause,” said Steve Thomas, President of The Net Impact.


All proceeds of the weekend support Karla Smith Foundation and BringChange2Mind, two organizationsthat have turned their experiences with mental illness and suicide into stories of hope and change.

For further information on how to sponsor or attend the Change a Mind, Change a Life Event, check out the event website designed by The Net Impact at: www.changeamind.org.

About Karla Smith Foundation
Karla Smith Foundation (KSF) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 2005 in the St. Louis Metro-East area following the death of Karla Smith. In her memory, and in an effort to help other families struggling to support a family member or friend with mental health problems, or suffering the unique grief of death by suicide, the Karla Smith Foundation was established by family members. It is through Karla’s openness about mental illness, her family’s openness about sharing the challenges faced as a family supporting a loved one with mental illness, and their grief following Karla’s death that KSF connects with so many others facing similar challenges. Learn more about the Karla Smith Foundation at www.karlasmithfoundation.org.

About The Net Impact
The Net Impact, a full-service Internet marketing and web design company, is a division of Unidev. Since 1997, The Net Impact has been a web development leader empowering clients with highly creative search engine friendly websites. Professional services encompass search engine optimization and Internet marketing solutions, Internet strategy development, training and seminars, social media marketing and design, and web design and development. For more information on The Net Impact, please visit www.thenetimpact.com, or call (636) 532-4424.

About Auctori™
Auctori, a Unidev solution, is a high capacity, high performance multi-lingual Web Content Management System (WCMS) built for search engine optimization. This turnkey solution gives the user the power to add, edit, and delete pages, content and navigation elements on the user’s website instantly. In addition, users have the ability to manage user profiles and settings all within the content management system. For more information on Auctori ™ or for a free demonstration, please visit www.auctori.com, or call (888) 629-4672.

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