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Call for submissions: Eclipse Keepsake book


The Quill will offer a keepsake book to commemorate the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse event taking place Monday.

In the spirit of community, we are offering readers the opportunity to submit photos of the weekend’s gatherings, festivals, music shows, parades and, of course, the eclipse itself — and of themselves and their friends and family enjoying the experiences.

This memento will be published in late April and will be included with that day’s Quill. The Quill’s goal is to include not just the events in West Plains, but to celebrate the southern Missouri and northern Arkansas community of which we are a part: Readers participating in events in a roughly 60-mile radius around West Plains are invited to contribute.

There is no limit to how many photos may be submitted, however due to space limitations, the Quill cannot promise to use every submission. Photos should include a sentence or two describing when and where the photo was snapped, and giving the names of the people in the photo, if fewer than 12 people. Send submissions by email to news@wpdailyquill.net with the subject line ECLIPSE KEEPSAKE, or bring them by the office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays at 205 Washington Ave. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 9.

Visitors will have an opportunity to request a keepsake book. Call the Quill office at 417-256-9191 or send an email to request a copy.

Special advertising opportunities are available. Area businesses and organizations interested in celebrating the eclipse and the spirit of community surrounding it are invited to email ads@wpdailyquill.net.