In January of 2007 a new 3-page Bouse community newsletter was started by Pat Schlecht with the backing of the Bouse Chamber of Commerce. The focus was to strictly cover events in Bouse for the community. When Pat moved out of the area Pat Walch stepped up and took on the Editorand publisher's role. Then in December 2011 Dani Bull helped by offering to do the the design and layout.
By February, 2012 the newsletter's 47th edition went out boasting 11 pages and featuring articles on History of Bouse and information on the many community volunteer organizations.
To contact the
Bouse Community Newsletter
Phone: (202) 949-9022
The paper is published for 8 months October through May with approximately 4,000 copies printed over that period.
Each newsletter ranges from 12 pages and some are then more depending on time and articles offered
The Staff is completely volunteer - no one is paid for their part
Newsletter funding is provided jointly by
Bouse Booster Club and the Chamber of Commerce
EDITING - Pat Walch.
LAYOUT & DESIGN - Dani & David Bull
(Blue Moose Design Services)
Articles and Contributions are provided
by the Writer's group, Community groups & community members
Ads will be approximately Business Card size (currently pages range from a half or quarter page) - this will ease arranging the pages and placement of advertisements.
Ads will be updated every 3 to 4 months so as not to stagnate
After a business has been in the paper for 3 or 4 months they be encouraged to become a member of the Chamber and Boosters the two groups that finance the newsletter.
44362 E. Main Street
(P.O. Box 817)
PH: (928) 851-2509
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