CALENDAR/EVENT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES ~ Email your Event to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE INCLUDE your name, email and phone number in case we have questions. Images are always welcome - High resolution (300 dpi) for print - Minimum 400 x 400 pixels at 72 dpi for
Please submit information in this order:
Location: (include a physical address with Zip Code)
Contact Information: (phone, email, website - minimum one).
Image: High resolution (300 dpi) for print - Minimum 400 x 400 pixels at 72 dpi for web.
Event Listings for ticket prices $20 or more - OR
- to make your listing STAND OUT with a COLOR ACCENT:Calendar TEXT ONLY (B&W) (includes website listing):
2 Column wide (4.9” wide) x 1” tall = $60* (NO IMAGE)
2 Column wide (4.9” wide) x 2.4” tall) = $95*
*To add COLOR ACCENT - add $40
*To add 2.4" x 2.4" square supplied image - add $70
EXAMPLE: 2 columns wide (4.9") x 1" tall with color accent = $100
ADDITIONAL OPTIONS - Featured Events:
Images with text - or - Image listings:
One column wide (2.4" wide) X per inch high. Please ask for prices if you need help with graphics
EXAMPLE: 1 column wide x 2" tall text with color accent ($60) PLUS supplied image ($70) In-column Calendar ad = $130.
Editorial content (Articles, Calendar, Letters, etc.) must be submitted by the 3rd week of every month* please see DEADLINE schedule. SEE Calendar Submission Guidelines BELOW
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ARTICLE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Our pages are packed so please keep the article to 700 words - or less with subheads and images (500 words with photos). Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org as attached WORD documents AND copy and paste them into the body of your e-mail so we KNOW that we have what you want to submit. Images are always welcome - 300dpi at 5 inches wide minimum, please. We cannot promise that your article will see ink on paper (we get more articles than we have room to print) but we can get your article on our website. Word limits are less stringent on the web. Images that you provide can be used on our website so please send all that you wish us to have.
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