In the West we have "SCA-West-Archery@yahoogroups.com". Perhaps you could create a mailing list to include all such yahoo groups throughout the
SCA? I realize it would take a bit of effort to compile the list, but then announcements could just be sent to all the groups at once. If you think it is a good idea, I'd be willing to search for the groups.
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, John Edgerton <sirjon1@...> wrote:
> When I was running the IKAC and IKCAC for twenty years I used the US mail to get
> out the monthly scores and contest information to each kingdom newsletter. It is
> much easier now with the use of email.
> However, even with the newsletters having gone electronic they still have to
> print some hardcopy for those members that do not want a electronic copy. So
> there is still a limit of the number of paper pages the newsletters can print.
And the Electronic version has to be the same as the hard copy. This means
> there could be problem with there not being enough space to always include the
> archery information.
> At the January board meeting the electronic newsletter format was briefly
> discussed. It was brought up that even though the print and electronic versions
> had to be the same, it "should" be possible for the kingdom newsletter editors
> to also add supplements to the electronic copy, such as A&S information, etc.
> One of the many things I would like to see a SCA wide missile group, in
> whatever form, do is to put together some people to edit a society wide archery
> newsletter that would go out in conjunction with kingdom archery newsletters in
> each months kingdom electronic newsletter as a separate supplement. This could
> also be done for; heavy combat, rapier,
equestrian, thrown weapons, siege, etc.
> This possible editing staff of the SCA wide missile group (SCAWMG) [I am getting
> tired of typing that all out] would collect information and articles of SCA wide
> interest including articles and information, etc. culled, with permission, from
> the previous months kingdom supplements and see that the information is
> disseminated society wide. This would get to everyone that subscribes to their
> kingdom newsletter and reads the supplements. Which of course is still not
> everyone in the society. But is most likely the best one could do.
> Does anyone have first hand information on what the status of the possible
> newsletter supplements is and will it be possible to do?