Submission Guidelines for Bulletin Board
What is the bulletin board?
The bulletin board on Channels 8 and 99 is a mechanism for the airing of public announcements or messages that are non-commercial and deemed to be informational to Sterling/Lancaster residents. These messages include:
The announcement of events or services sponsored or conducted by governmental, educational or non-profit community groups or organizations.
Organizations from neighboring communities may be placed on the bulletin board if programming and editing time permit.
What rules apply when submitting?
Announcements may be transmitted electronically for approval by SLCT to firstname.lastname@example.org or through our contact form.
All requests must be received at least two weeks prior to the requested air start date. Acceptance is solely at the discretion of SLCT.
All messages should include the name of the event (ex. – a spring bazaar and luncheon) or service (ex.-flu shots), the name of the sponsoring organization, date, time, location, costs and contact person, phone number and website
All notices must be approved by SLCT or its designee.
SLCT reserves the right to edit any such message.
Personal ads will not be accepted.
Ads for political campaigns will not be accepted.
Announcements may not contain references to:
Lotteries or bingo games; or
Alcoholic beverages or cash/open bars.
Meetings of non-profit, non-governmental groups may be announced; however announcements of internal organization meetings (ex.- a finance committee of XYZ Club) will not be carried.
The design of the screen including the colors, character fonts, style and layout of the announcement will be decided by SLCT.
SLCT has the right to reject any message deemed not to be in conformance with these policies and procedures or the mission of SLCT.