RJ, Your Writing Skills Are Ideal for This

Young Fitness Inc. on May 23, 2012 at 2:16 pm said:

Attention: Board of Directors, MIT

Hello,

We are working on the 2012 “season opener” edition of the Amateur Sports News for Manitoba. This paper is provided in local communities free of charge, and is designed to give recognition and encouragement to athletes, coaches, parents, etc. It covers ALL amateur sports, including cycling, gymnastics, soccer, lacrosse, baseball, rowing, martial arts, swimming, golf, etc. You may have seen our papers in your local arenas and recreation centers.

It would be GREAT to include a write up on “Mennonites in Tights” for this issue! This is a wonderful opportunity to submit news and photos about activities, and to promote cycling and your club in particular. You can write about anything you wish.

Ideas for content include information about the history of your club, past or upcoming special events, rides and races, any programs you run, accomplishments and awards received, who can/how to join, and it’s also a great way to recruit volunteers and sponsors. Pictures are always welcome too! A picture can be worth a thousand words ….

There is NO COST to have an article published – just the time it takes to send it to us via email, Canada Post, or even by fax! As for the word-count, we have found the average to be about 600-700 words and 6 or 7 photos; however, there is no actual criteria on how long or short it must be – we just encourage you to write and submit whatever you are comfortable with.

It is best if your write up is in MSWord format or even directly in the body of an email. However, please DO NOT include photos and logos in a Word document, since photographs and logos must be high resolution (minimum of 300 dpi) and .jpg format. Upon publication, we would be happy to send you free copies of the paper featuring your article.

The FINAL deadline for news and photo submissions for this issue is June 3, 2012. The papers will be distributed in Steinbach and throughout Manitoba soon after June 29. If you have any questions at all, or would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Looking forward to hearing from you!

Laura Clarke
News and Pictures
Amateur Sports News/Minor Hockey News
Young Fitness Inc.
840, 10310 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 1Y8
Ph 780-413-9565 or 780-413-9581
Fx 780-413-3314
Email yfinews@telus.net

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Semi retired, semi literate, a bit reclusive, but enjoy the company of the MIT cyclists-----> a great cross section of personalities, professions, ages, interests. We all share this strange obsession with the elegant, efficient, wonderful little machine called the bicycle.