Submit a Newsletter Item
To submit a newsworthy item to the Unicorn newsletter, Newsfeeds, the website, and Sunday announcements, complete the submission form, or send an email with the information to . You should provide a paragraph or two that explains the who, what, where, when, and why of the event or issue you wish to publicize. If you’re not a writer, don’t worry. The newsletter team will edit your information for clarity and brevity.
You may attach a folder or flyer you wish to have posted in addition to a summary paragraph, but please do not expect the newsletter team to extract summary information from an attached flyer.
When you complete the form, the information will reach the person whose task it is to review the item, edit it for the appropriate communication vehicle, and send it along to wherever it is slated to go (Newsfeed, newsletter, website, and/or Sunday announcements sheet).
News items and announcements should never go to anyone’s personal email address. Exception: If there is an emergency, and you feel it necessary to get the information to someone right away, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org IN ADDITION TO completing the form above.
- Newsfeed items: end of business day Tuesday for the current week’s Newsfeed or Newsfeed Lite (formerly called the supplement). If it is a Newsfeed Lite week, only events happening in the seven days from Thursday to Wednesday will be included that week. Later events will be saved to go in the next full Newsfeed or Newsletter.
- Newsletter items: the Friday before the last Thursday of the month (to accommodate our parttime office assistant who has to get out the print copies of the newsletter before the end of the month)
- Website items: expect a turnaround time of 3 days between sending an item and having it posted on the website
- Announcement sheet items: end of business day Wednesday before the Sunday that the announcement is needed [Note: News items that are intended ONLY for the Announcements may be sent directly to the office at .]
Please plan ahead for your event announcements. We appreciate your cooperation!
To return to the submission form, click here.