Thank you for your interest in a greeting from the Escondido City Council. The City Manager's Office handles requests for City Council greetings, in accordance with a set of long-standing guidelines:

The City Council will send greetings to Escondido residents only, for special occasions as outlined below.

Advance Notice Required – Your request must be received 2 weeks in advance of the event date. We make every effort to honor every request, but we cannot guarantee a greeting if this guideline is not met.

Anniversary Greetings – Anniversary greetings are extended only to those couples who are celebrating their 50th (and subsequent) wedding anniversary.

Birthday Greetings – Birthday greetings will be sent only to individuals 80 years of age and above.

Other Greetings – A limited number of special occasions other than birthdays and anniversaries exist for which the City Council will send appropriate recognition to Escondido residents. These occasions include important events such as:

  • Eagle Scout Award (include troop number)
  • Girl Scout Gold Award (include troop number)

Required Information – Please include the following in your request:

  • Name and home address of honoree(s)
  • Form of address (Mr., Ms., Mrs., Dr., Miss, etc.)
  • Exact date of occasion (month, day, year)
  • Age (birthdays) or number of years of marriage
  • Your (the requestor's) name and daytime phone number

When to Expect Your Greeting – In most cases, greetings will be mailed from the City Council approximately one week prior to the event.

Please submit greeting requests to:

City Manager's Office
City of Escondido
201 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025

Or fax request to 760-839-4578.