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Denton Publications PR Toolkit

WHERE and HOW to send it

Press releases can be sent different ways, but we prefer to receive them by email.

•Email: Send either as a Word attachment or by copying the text and pasting it into the message. Do NOT send press releases as PDFs. See email addresses below.

•Website: At www.denpubs.com, find the “About” button at the top (far right) and click on “Contact the Editor.” Fill out the form and click “Submit Form” to send.

•Fax: (518) 873-6360

•Snail mail: 14 Hand Ave., Elizabethtown, NY 12932

WHEN to send it

Deadline: 5 p.m. Monday

Lead time: We suggest that people send their press releases at least two weeks prior to the event date. That gives us enough time to get the release into the system, edit it, assign it to an issue, and put it on the page.

Print date: Newspapers are dated Saturday, but they are usually delivered by Thursday.

CALENDAR ITEMS

•What to send: Make sure to include name of event, place, address, time, brief description, cost, and contact name and phone number. Email address and website are optional.

•Website: At www.denpubs.com, find the “Events button at the top of the page and click on “Submit and Event.” Fill out the form and click “Submit Form” to send.

•Email: Send either as a Word attachment or by copying the text and pasting it into the message. Do NOT send calendar items as PDFs. See email addresses below.

WHO TO SEND NEWS TO

Denton Publications: John Gereau, Managing Editor, johng@denpubs.com (518) 873-6368 x214

Adirondack Journal: Thom Randall, editor, thom@denpubs.com, (518) 504-4376

News Enterprise: Andy Flynn, Assistant Managing Editor, andy@denpubs.com, (518) 873-6368 x213.

North Countryman & The Burgh: Stephen Bartlett, editor, stephen@denpubs.com, (518) 335-2783

Times of Ti: Fred Herbst, editor, fred@denpubs.com, (518) 585-9871

Valley News: Keith Lobdell, editor, keith@denpubs.com, (518) 873-6368 x216

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June 21, 2012 Press Conference Announced: Plattsburgh YMCA is Celebrating its 125th Anniversary with a $125,000 Capital Campaign Where: Plattsburgh YMCA When: Tuesday, June 26 @ 11:00 AM Contact: Kevin Killeen; Executive Director 518-561-4290 Something to Celebrate After 125 years, the YMCA continues to meet the needs of the community. Today the Y serves over 2,500 families of all ages, religions and income levels. From quality programs for children, to those that promote healthy minds and healthy bodies for adults and families, the YMCA has evolved with the community. YMCA Anniversary Initiatives As the 125th Anniversary Campaign moves forward, the YMCA is eager to begin implementing changes that will improve everyone’s experience with the Y. • Facility Development: The YMCA is looking forward to adding over 800 square feet of space to the facility. In addition to thousands of families that frequent the Y each year, over a thousand more participate in the programs offered. The facility development will increase the number of programs offered and significantly improve athletic space. • Going Green: The YMCA is has always made efforts to avoid waste and help the environment whenever possible. The 125 Anniversary Campaign will see an upgraded heating system that will increase efficiency and minimize the Y’s ecological footprint. • Waterfront Expansion: Every summer hundreds of children enjoy over 800 summer camping sessions at Camp Jericho. Swimming, basketball, archery, ropes course, arts & crafts, soccer, volleyball, hiking, outdoor cooking, boating, canoeing and fishing are just some of the activities young campers experience at Camp Jericho. The 125th Anniversary Campaign will support an expansion of the waterfront, which will increase water activities and improve the overall camp experience at Jericho. • Bright Beginnings: Even brighter days are in store for the children attending the YMCA’s Child Care program, Bright Beginnings, which provides a warm, supportive environment for infants, toddlers, preschool and pre-kindergarten children. Upgrades to the facility will enhance your child’s first social experience away from home.

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