to Organize An Event or Meeting
a good time, date, and location.
Maximize the turnout at your meeting by selecting a time, a
date, and a location which are convenient for people in your
area. Many public libraries have large meeting rooms for public
can be posted on bulletin boards or simply handed out. Click
here to view a sample of a flier. Print on a bright color
paper, yet not on one that causes the type to be hard to read,
i.e., red, dark green, etc.
the names on your FairTax membership list is the starting point
for contacting attendees. But friends, co-workers, and acquaintances
of Volunteers - in short, all citizens who pay taxes - are possible
attendees. Also, small business owners, members of local chambers
of commerce, neighborhood associations, civic and social associations
- e.g., American Legion, Jaycees, Kiwanis, Lions, Rotary Clubs.
advisory is an announcement in the media. Most papers
and some radio and TV stations have a "Community News" segment
where they may run your media advisory. A media advisory for
a formal FairTax meeting can be run in:
daily newspapers, smaller
weekly newspapers and publications, shopping
radio stations, local
note: Meeting organizers should not rely on e-mail or the Internet
to publicize upcoming local FairTax meetings. They should rely
instead on phone calls, flyers, and announcements in the local
some of the literature
found on this website to print and hand out at the meeting.
Stay in Touch After
with attendees soon after the FairTax meeting can make the difference
between snagging a potential activist that has not yet decided whether
to get involved or not.
attendees, thanking them for their attendance at the meeting, and
reminding them about the next FairTax event or meeting. If you have
time, send a brief but grateful "Thank You" card to each Volunteer
who helped you run the meeting.