Did you know that you can request a greeting from the White House for all kinds of special occasions in your life? Births, birthdays, retirement, weddings and anniversaries can all be acknowledged by the current president and first lady simply by submitting your information online. Here are the details from the White House website:
Baby’s Birth Greeting
Baby greetings are available for babies within a year of the birth date. Requests mush be made after baby is born. Makes a great keepsake for your child’s baby book!
Birthday greetings are available for civilians celebrating their 80th (or greater) birthday and veterans celebrating their 70th (or greater) birthday. Please make your request at least 6 weeks in advance of the birthday.
Retirement greetings are available for 20 years of service or longer.
If you would like to receive your wedding greeting before the event, please make your request at least 6 weeks in advance of the date and submit using maiden names.
Wedding Anniversary Greeting
An anniversary card will be sent to couples who are celebrating their 50th (or greater) wedding anniversary. Please make your request at least 6 weeks in advance of the anniversary.
For more information, visit www.whitehouse.gov/contact/presidential-greetings-request.