The Minnesota chapter of the American Optometrist Association and the Berkley Center at Georgetown University both have examples of press releases for events. Websites of organizations that host regular events, such as WalkBiketoSchool.org and AdCouncil.org, are also a good source for individuals who want to view examples of press releases.
Internet users can visit Minnesota.AOA.org to view a media release example for a local event. The sample provides notes above each paragraph about the various facts that the release should cover. BerkleyCenter.Georgetown.edu offers tips on writing event press releases for non-profit organizations, along with information on the basic elements of a press release and an instructional sample.