What a year 2022 has been here at the Alameda Post! Sometimes I must remind myself it’s been only a year. It feels like we have come so much further than that in this year, and I am humbled by our success.
So many members of our community have pitched in to support our mission to bring you daily online Alameda news and information. Getting a nonprofit off the ground is a massive undertaking, and I am so grateful to those who stepped up to participate and put your time and skills towards our efforts. We are lucky to have a skilled and dedicated staff working daily to produce our website, podcast, and weekly newsletter, and to have the roster of stellar writers, artists, and photographers whose talented work we have the privilege of sharing with you.
I’d like to thank everyone who came to one of our history walking tours this year. We recognized from the start that Alameda’s history is as important as our present. Your interest in our program of tours provided us with the capital we needed to get started, and we are looking forward to presenting a whole new range of walks with our Historian, Dennis Evanosky, around our city in 2023.
I’d also like to thank all the businesses and individuals who contributed to help us produce and present our candidate forums, both in person and as downloadable video. We saw the reward for our efforts from the high traffic we received for any election information and are even more committed to being your source for election news in 2024 and beyond.
My deep gratitude goes to the West End Arts District for being our fiscal sponsor as we waited nine long months for approval as a 501(c)(3) from the IRS. Their assistance was invaluable, and their support is very much appreciated.
Most of all, I want to thank all our donors and members, whose financial support provides us with necessary resources to pay our staff and maintain our operations. More importantly, your contributions serve as encouragement to all of us working on the Post and shows that our work is valued by our readers and our community. The level of support we have seen in our first year has been overwhelmingly positive and confirms that we are a welcome and necessary part of the community.
Since I can’t shake the hand of every donor and member between now and the start of 2023, I would like to recognize you here, for your support. Thank you for believing in us!
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Adam Gillitt is the Publisher of the Alameda Post. Reach him at [email protected]. His writing is collected at AlamedaPost.com/Adam-Gillitt.