You are invited to join us on Saturday, January 7 at 9:30 a.m. The Communications Committee will have a training, brainstorming and planning session in the training room of Whole Foods, 10020 Regency Cir, Omaha. (Just south of Westroads Shopping Mall)
Training will be on WordPress (our website software), Constant Contact (our e-newsletter software), HELEN (our database software), and the email listserve system of Sierra Club, in that order.
You can help Nebraska Sierra Club with its campaigns against the Keystone XL Pipeline and moving Beyond Coal for our source of electricity. Communications is a vital part of our successful campaigns with our web site, e-newsletters, public rallies, educational programs, and tabling at events.
The schedule for the day will approximately be:
9:30 a.m. – SC Communications Committee meeting (Join us!)
10 a.m. – WordPress (website) – posting articles & photos, techniques & editorial policies
11:15 a.m. – Constant Contact (e-newsletter) – posting to it from website, policies, etc.
11:45 a.m. – HELEN (database)- how to enter/get data, ideas on expanding it, etc.
Noon – Listserves (email groups) and bulk mailing, etc.
12:20 p.m. – Discussion over Lunch – for those who want to stay and brainstorm
Since you are buying, you can eat and drink whatever you want from Whole Foods