SAMPLE NEWS RELEASE FOR BRANCHES ATTENDING CONVENTION

FEEL FREE TO CUSTOMIZE THIS SAMPLE NEWS RELEASE TO REFLECT YOUR BRANCH PARTICIPATION. BE SURE TO CHANGE THE TENSE ACCORDING TO WHETHER YOU SEND IT OUT BEFORE OR AFTER CONVENTION. REMEMBER TO TAKE CAMERAS TO CONVENTION AND GET PICTURES OF YOUR MEMBERS WITH THE NEW OFFICERS AND VISITING NATIONAL AAUW LEADERS. SUBMIT THE PICTURES WITH YOUR RELEASE.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TOOLS FOR EQUITY PUT TO USE IN GREENSBORO

(Your city) Where do women go to hear great speakers, intereact with like-minded women and attend leadership workshops? If you are a member of the American Association of University Women or a guest of a member, you are headed to Greensboro for the AAUW North Carolina annual convention April 18-19. Taking place at the downtown Marriott, the convention is jam-packed with information members and guests can take home in order to make a difference in their community.

The American Association of University Women advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research. Additionally, AAUW/North Carolina has adopted its own particular theme: Open the Gates. Remove barriers to equity. Improve access to education. Embrace change.

AAUW/(your branch) was/will be represented by (your names and titles) at the convention. (Describe what your branch members got from the convention or hope to get from convention depending on when you send out the release. Include quotes and pictures.)

CONTACT: Name of your branch communications person
Phone
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