Welcome to ‘Manely Speaking!’,
the Newsletter of the Briarwood/Kew Gardens Lions Club!
Please let us know if you have a submission for the newsletter.
Do you have something that’s a source of community pride? Share it. It might be perfect for the ‘Roars!’ section. Have you noticed a neighborhood trouble spot? Have a community pet peeve? Let us know. It may become part of our ‘Growls’. Do you have an acknowledgement, or information you want to spread the word about? Please pass it along. If you have feedback, comments, suggestions, etc. about any of the items you see in our newsletter, we’d love to hear about it!
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Submissions Guidelines:
  • All submissions must be in electronic format and sent via email to Hard copies will not be accepted (or returned if someone should make the mistake of sending them).
  • The maximum word count for submissions is 250 words.
  • The type, title, and word count of the submission must be included in the body of the email. The author's first and last name, and contact information must also be included in the body of the email. Submissions which to do not include this information will not be considered.
  • If a submitted item is selected to appear in the newsletter, the author’s name will appear along with the submission.
  • Submissions may be sent within the body of an email or as an attachment in MS Word (.doc or .docx), .rtf, or .txt formats.
  • Do not include any special text or document formatting.
  • Do not include pictures or images in the document file.
  • Relevant images should be sent as email attachments. Acceptable file formats are .jpg, .png, .bmp, and .tiff only. Resolution of these images shall be 150 ppi or higher and with a size under 1MB.
  • Acceptance/rejection is entirely at the discretion of the Newsletter editors.
  • All submissions will be subject to editorial review and may be edited without the approval of the author.
  • Submissions may be used in current newsletters or saved for future use.
  • Accepted submissions will be posted on the Briarwood/Kew Gardens Lions Club website and archived indefinitely.
  • The newsletter may also be printed and/or distributed via email.
  • Briarwood/Kew Gardens Lions Club retains the following rights for all submissions:
    • The right to include the article or a portion thereof in one newsletter.
    • The right to archive the article on the Briarwood/Kew Gardens Lions Club website indefinitely.
    • The right to reference the article (via web link to its archived location on the Briarwood/Kew Gardens Lions Club website) in subsequent newsletters, articles, and social media posts (including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, instagram, etc.).
  • Authors retain the copyright to their articles and all other rights not specified above.
  • Previously published and derivative works are acceptable provided the author has the appropriate rights to do so. It is the author’s responsibility to determine that they have the rights to do so.
  • Simultaneous submissions are acceptable provided the article is not being offered to another outlet that will claim rights that contradict those required by the Briarwood/Kew Gardens Lions Club.
  • Submission of an item for inclusion in ‘Manely Speaking!’, the newsletter of the Briarwood/Kew Gardens Lions Club, is considered an author’s acceptance of these terms.
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