Sample Press Release
Here's a sample press release you can adapt and use. Depending on your computer, you might be able to paste this into a word-processing document and adapt it even further. Thanks again for participating!
For Immediate Release
International Clown Week August 1 - 7, 20xx Press Release
From August 1 thru August 7, 2014, hundreds of clowns will be clowning around all of the USA, as part of International Clown Week - August 1 - 7, 20xx.
Everyone recognizes the importance of laughter and happiness, particularly in the crazy world in which we live today. The importance of laughter and joy and the role that clowns play in bringing us happiness has been recognized by parents, physicians and politicians. President Nixon felt the role of clowns was so important that in 1971, that we signed a proclamation naming August 1-7 as Clown Week.
In ______(fill in your community here)_______, _____(your name here)_______ will be sharing their skills at the _____(location)_____. (You may want to provide a short quote here, such as the following.)
"A Smile is a terrible thing to waste!" said organizer - Debbie aka DaMissus the Clown of Springfield, Virginia . It's a way of changing the world - a little bit of fun at a time."
Hundreds of clowns participated during 2013's International Clown Week - in schools, libraries, and hospitals. They clowned around in malls, on the street, and even in grocery stores...all for fun, all for free.
Clowning around was observed in many countries around the world .
And again this year, the folks from Clown Resource Directory have joined the fun officially by hosting the International Clown Week website!
For the uninitiated, Clown Resource Directory is where the Internet meets the Art of Clowning
A free directory of resources for use by Clowns wanting to be better clowns and people who just want to be clowns