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Volunteer Information

The Porch Press depends on a team of dedicated volunteers to assist in putting the paper together each month. Additional volunteers with either proofreading or layout skills are always welcome.
Our proofreading night is held at 6:30pm on the first Monday of the month. If you are interested in helping out, please contact the editor at
Layout night is held at 7:00pm on the first Tuesday of each month following proofreading night. Volunteers with experience in using QuarkXPress on Macintosh computers are especially needed. If you would like to join us, please contact Production Manager Henry Bryant (EACA Board Member) at 404-377-6148.
Proofreading and layout take place at Adams Realtors at 458 Cherokee Avenue in Grant Park. Dinner is provided. Please join us in helping to bring The Porch Press to our neighborhoods.

Advertising Information

Advertising Policy

The Porch Press accepts and encourages personal and business advertisements without prejudice, advertisements appearing in this publication are neither sponsored nor endorsed by the editorial board.

Advertising Rates

Advertising sizes and rates are as follows:

    Run Length (months) Color
    10+ 7-9 4-6 1-3  
Ad size
(width by height, inches, including borders)
  25% 20% 10%    
Full page 10 x 13.725 433 462 520 578 +$105
Half page – vertical 4.875 x 13.725 225 240 270 300 +$79
Half page – horizontal 10 x 6.8 225 240 270 300 +$79
Quarter page 4.875 x 6.8 117 124 140 155 +$63
Eighth page 4.875 x 3.375 61 65 73 81 +$53
Sixteenth page 4.875 x 1.675 35 37 42 46 +$21
Business card 3.25 x 1.9 26 28 31 35 +$21

* Please follow these measurements EXACTLY to avoid us having to reduce ads to fit.
Ad positions should be reserved by the 25th of the month by calling 404-627-3126 or emailing
A printout of your ad should be sent to:
The Porch Press
P.O. Box 18072
Atlanta, Georgia 30316
You may also bring the printout and drop it off in The Porch Press box at Adams Realtors 458 Cherokee Avenue in Grant Park. Ads must be received by the first of the month for the following month’s issue of the paper.

Circulation and Distribution

We deliver copies of The Porch Press free of charge to residential addresses in our distribution area. If you are located in either the Grant Park, East Atlanta, Ormewood Park, or SAND neighborhoods, you are welcome to contact Genie Strickland at 404-373-3130 to arrange to have your copy delivered to your address each month.
You can also pick up a copy of The Porch Press in boxes at various locations throughout our distribution area. Boxes are currently at the following locations:

  • Dakota Blue
  • East Atlanta Library
  • Little Azio / Ormewood Square
  • Six Feet Under
  • Habitat for Humanity Restore
  • Hodgepodge
  • Grant Central Pizza East
  • Grant Park Coffeehouse
  • Drip Coffee
  • Earth Shaking Music (if extras)

Submit an Article

The Porch Press is distributed to over 7,000 residences in Southeast Atlanta. Articles printed in this newspaper do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editorial board or the sponsoring neighborhood associations.
The Porch Press accepts and encourages articles, photos and letters from its readership. All articles are subject to editing for style and space requirements. All articles and letters must include the author’s name and phone number for verification. Written opinion and position statements by the author will be placed in The Porch Press letters section. All materials should be non-defamatory. Please send materials by the 25th of each month prior to the next publication to your neighborhood’s editor as listed below.
Coordinating Editor
Lyn Hillman
Grant Park Editor
Rob Sarwark
SAND Editor
Melanie Regnier
East Atlanta Editor
Carlen Hultgren

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