Submit an Article

Please fill out the form below if you would like to submit an article to be published online by the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor (RCAA).

The deadline to have your article published in our weekly Harpoon email newsletter, which is distributed every Monday morning at 5:45am, is Friday at 5pm. If you do not make this deadline, we cannot guarantee that your article will be published in the next Harpoon, but it will appear online within 1-3 days and will be shown in the following week’s Harpoon.

Our team of Editors will review your article and, if approved, it and/or information from your submission may be published in some or all of the following locations: our website, in our weekly email newsletter The Harpoon, on our Facebook page, Twitter page, LinkedIn page, and any other locations online that our club is associated with, including our District 6380 and Rotary International. By submitting an article here, you are consenting to all information provided in the article being published in any and all of the above online locations.

In compliance with RCAA’s policies, submitted content must not be political; cannot solicit donations or otherwise be a call to action outside of Rotary; and may not be material not closely related to Rotary, its affiliates, or its partners. The Editors may reject any such request to publish an article on the basis of length, style, relevance, or prohibited topic.  You can read here our Policy on Posting to Club Electronic Platforms.

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact our Editing team at harpoon@a2rotary.org.

Submit an Article

  • Try for a short but descriptive title that will attract attention.
  • Include any text that you would like in the body of the article. Text should be exactly as you want it to appear when published. The opening sentence should be one that invites the reader to proceed. The first paragraph should summarize the entire story. Try to condense the article into no more than two or three short paragraphs. More information can be offered in a linked document. Upload it using the field later on this page.
  • Upload any visual item that you want to be included in the article. Please add any caption in the text box above. Choose your images or graphics to relate to the topic and look good when small; a person's face, a logo, or a small group tightly cropped. Any additional photos can be sent to harpoon@a2rotary.org
  • If needed. Any additional images/photos/graphics can be sent to harpoon@a2rotary.org
  • Drop files here or
    Upload any documents that you want linked to your article. Be sure the file names are descriptive.
  • Please put the name of the author here and we will make sure it appears in the published article. If you do not want it to appear, please make that note in Special Requests field below.
  • Please put the email address of who we should contact with any questions here. If you wish not to have any or all of your contact information appear in the posting(s), please note that in the following Special Requests field. It's also possible to set up a specific email, e.g., projectname@a2rotary.org, and have messages be forwarded to a recipient of your choosing. Contact John White for that feature.