PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 24, 1998
Downeast.Host.Com, local provider of World Wide Web Services, announces its newest project: FREE websites for the non-profit organizations in Hancock County. Under the auspices of the newly developed EllsworthMe.Org, companion site to the hugely popular EllsworthMe.Com, Downeast.Host.Com offers free website storage and service to qualified non-profits.
"We have developed EllsworthMe.Com to stimulate the economic development of the downeast Maine area," notes DowneastHost.Com partner and system administrator Don McKillop. "EllsworthMe.Org is our way of extending the partnership between the real world and the world of 'cyberspace' known as the World Wide Web to the non-profit arena. The services these groups provide to downeast Maine, and specifically to Hancock County residents, should have a presence in the newest, hottest information services medium - the Internet. We're very pleased to be able to provide them the opportunity to do just that."
If you are involved with a non-profit organization in Hancock County, or know of one who could benefit from a free website, please contact DowneastHost.Com at 326-4315 for guidelines and additional information. You can also drop them a line at PO Box 5100, Ellsworth, ME 04605. If you wish to send email to Downeast.Host.Com, write to us Organizations with pre-existing websites can also benefit from Downeast.Host.Com's offer by obtaining free links to their sites on EllsworthMe.Org, so there's an option available for every qualifying organization.
EllsworthMe.Org is found at the URL http://ellsworthme.org and EllsworthMe.Com is located at http://ellsworthme.com
Guidelines for Organizations / Agencies:
- Non-Profit (501C3)
- Civic and civil in nature (in the public interest, pertaining to the general public)
- Serve the people of the Hancock County area
- Located in the Hancock County area
- Keep organization's information/graphics under one (2) Megabytes (if more is needed, contact us).
- Can announce events and fundraisers, but can't sell merchandise/services or list prices
- Can't promote or advertise a for-profit organization
- Include "Web space donated by Downeast.Host.Com Home of EllsworthMe.Com" in your page design
Options for HTML Creation:
- Have someone capable of writing HTML volunteer to create your pages for you.
- Contract (pay) someone to create your pages for you
- Contract a company to create and maintain your page(s).
Does your organization meet the criteria listed above?
If so, contact to start on the road to your own FREE website at EllsworthMe.Org!
Organizations with existing web sites may provide us with their url and be linked to EllsworthMe.Org as well.
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