Submissions

If you’d like to share something that you are doing why not send an article or event for the BEAM website?

Articles or events need to be relevant to what BEAM is all about. Please email beam.inc@hotmail.com for consideration with the following information:


Each event needs:

  • NAME: A name to call the event
  • TIME: A date and time
  • LOCATION: An address if there is one.
  • DESCRIPTION: – including any contact details
  • IMAGE: it will help attract more people to your event. The image needs to be supplied in jpeg format as an attachment, not embedded in a document.
    Best if you get permission to use the image if you haven’t taken it yourself – or include a link to the source.
  • FLYER: If a flyer is provided we can attach that too (pdf preferred) – less than 2MB.

Example of an email sent to us:

To: beam.inc@hotmail.com
From: example@email.com
Subject: Event – Tomato passata & paste workshop

Sunday 26th October commencing 9.30am sharp, (coffee from 9am)
Address: Clonbinane Community Hall, Linton Street, Clonbinane 3658

Landcare along with Mitchell Shire in conjunction with BEAM & Community Gardens are running a series of workshops across the Shire to enable small and large landholders including ‘townies’ and people new to the area seeking information to join in and learn ‘how too’ by getting hands on experience.

RSVP: 20th October – Contact Sonia, example@email.com or Phone: 5734 0000

Download the flyer (attached)

Photo caption: The tools … pouring in the passata. Photo: Angela Wylie
Image source: http://www.goodfood.com.au/good-food/cook/how-to-make-passata-20130218-2en3f.html

The tools ... pouring in the passata. Photo: Angela Wylie


All articles need:

  • TITLE: which is also used in the subject for the email that you send us.
  • INTRO: A short introduction to what the article is about. 30-60 words is good.
  • IMAGE: An image that adds something to the article that you have written. The image needs to be supplied in jpeg format as an attachment, not embedded in a document.
    Best if you get permission to use the image if you haven’t taken it yourself – or include a link to the source.
  • CAPTION: A caption for the image
  • CONTENT: Text for the article. Can be supplied as text in the email, or as a separate .doc file.
  • LINKS: Any website addresses that relate to the article

Example of an email sent to us:

To: beam.inc@hotmail.com
From: example@email.com
Subject: Article – BEAMbags a big success

BEAM conducted a street stall of hand-made shopping bags being given away for free in front of Coles, Seymour on Saturday morning, Sept 20th. For 4 hours BEAMbags attracted steady interest in the bags, being sown on site by Christine, Linda, Sian and Kunie. They were novel and free.  

The rest of the article continues….

Caption for photo: Climate Change in young capable hands- Sian Kennedy in action making shopping bags from recycled cloth.

Image taken by author, with permission from Sian

Climate Change in young capable hands- Sian Kennedy in action making shopping bags from recycled cloth for next Saturday’s Seymour event.

 

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