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Share Your Events & Announcements on Walnut Creek Patch

Use Walnut Creek Patch as a place to publish your own information and events, and let your neighbors know what's happening around town. Here's a quick-start guide to sharing local news.

Walnut Creek Patch is a place to read the news and share your views, but the site is also a resource for community members to publish information pertinent to their fellow Walnut Creek residents. Here's how you can help keep the community informed, and publicize your event or news — all for free.

Announce it

Whether it's a post about a missing dog, a local scholarship or the need for volunteers at the library, the announcements section on Walnut Creek Patch is free and open to all. Click on "upload photos & video" to include a picture, which helps ensure your announcement gets maximum visability on Walnut Creek Patch. Announce anything from garage sales to engagements and graduations.

Put it on the calendar

The Wanut Creek Patch community calendar is also a free space to share local goings on. Add upcoming events in Walnut Creek and they'll be included in the calendar and published in the Walnut Creek Patch email newsletter. Add your event to the calendar at Walnutcreek.Patch.com/Events/New, and upload a picture too.

Blog about it

The Local Voices section on Walnut Creek Patch is entirely devoted to passionate people from the community who've got something to share — whether its expertise, insight or an opinion. Click on “Start a Blog” on the homepage, and get writing — when you're done, hit "submit" and your post will be ready to roll on to the editor for publication.

Some Changes on Walnut Creek Patch

Starting this week, you'll see some new faces on Walnut Creek Patch. Editor Jim Caroompas is now a Patch Content Manager, and his new duties will include managing stories, photos, videos and other content for East Bay Patch sites. Email him at Jim.Caroompas@Patch.com.

Nearby local Patch editors Lance Howland and Emily Henry will contribute social media, recruit bloggers and coordinate content to Walnut Creek Patch. Reach them at Lance.Howland@Patch.com and Emily.Henry@Patch.com.

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