Thursday, February 19, 2009

Greetings from the White House

A note of Best Wishes from the White House is the perfect accent to your wedding day scrapbook.  There are a few guidelines you'll need to follow to receive your note from Mr. and Mrs. Obama.

Include the following:
Name and Home Address of the Honoree(s)
Form of address (Mr., Ms., Mrs., Dr., Miss, etc.)
Exact date of occasion (month, day, year) your (the requestor's) name and daytime phone number)
Wedding (Include couple's married names and current or new address)

The White House will send a card of congratulations on your wedding by contacting the Greetings Office:

Fax:  202.395.1232

Mail:  The White House
          Attn: Greetings Office
          Washington DC 20502-0039

You must follow these guidelines:
U.S. Citizens Only:  The White House will send greetings to United States citizens only, for special occasions.

Advance Notice Required:  Your request must be received six weeks in advance of event date.  Greetings are generally not sent after the event date, except for wedding congratulations.

When to expect your greeting:  In most cases, greetings will be mailed from the White House approximately ten days prior to the event.