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The First Colony Compass is a monthly publication of the First Colony Community Services Association. For any comments, suggestions, or for advertising questions, please the office at (281) 634-9500.

Newsletter Advertising

Type Layout Size (width/height) Frequency Black/White Color
1/8 Page (business card size) Horizontal only 3.5″ x 2″ 1 month
3 month
6 month
12 month
1/6 Page Vertical only 3″ x 5″ 1 month
3 month
6 month
12 month
1/4 Page Horizontal only 4.9375″ x 4.9375″ 1 month
3 month
6 month
12 month
1/2 Page Horizontal only 7.5″ x 4.625″ 1 month
3 month
6 month
12 month
Submitting Ads

  • Camera-ready art only.
  • Please submit ads in the following electronic format (min. of 300 dpi at the size of requested ad), High resolution PDF.
  • Please submit ads in the following manner:
    • Mail or deliver ad in a sealed envelope to:
      • First Colony Community Services Association
        Attn: Newsletter Ad
        4350 Austin Parkway
        Sugar Land, TX 77479
    • Email ad to
    • Faxes will not be accepted. It is preferred ads be submitted by email.
Payments & Invoicing

  • The first month’s fee must accompany all ads.
  • Cash, check, or Visa/MC or Discover is accepted.
  • If advertising multiple months, the first month’s fee must accompany the ad when submitted. Thereafter, you may choose to be invoiced each month or the ad may be charged each month. A reminder invoice will be mailed or emailed the first week of the month for the next month’s newsletter.
  • If advertising multiple months, a contract should be signed.
  • A copy of the advertisement will be mailed after the distribution of the newsletter.
General Information

  • Newsletter size: 8.5″ x 11″
  • Number of pages in newsletter:
    12-16 pages
  • No special inserts or full-page advertising are available at this time.
  • First Colony Compass is distributed the first week of every month to almost 10,000 residential homes in Sugar Land and Missouri City as well as over 300 businesses in the Association.


Advertising Application (PDF)
Advertising Application (Fillable PDF)