Natalie Bookchin on Thu, 22 Nov 2001 09:35:55 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> for 80 year old American nettimers or US babies born during the bush years

Thank you for your interest in a greeting from President Bush. The
White House Greetings Office handles as many requests as possible,
in accordance with a set of long-standing guidelines. PLEASE NOTE

The White House Attn: Greetings Office Washington, D.C. 20502-0039

Please review these guidelines carefully before mailing your
request to the White House.

1.U.S. CITIZENS ONLY. The White House will send greetings to
United States citizens only, for special occasions as outlined

2.ADVANCE NOTICE REQUIRED. Your request must be received six (6)
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. (Greetings are generally not sent after the
event date, except for wedding congratulations and newborn

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

4.BIRTHDAY GREETINGS. Birthday greetings will be sent only to
individuals 80 years of age and above.

5.OTHER GREETINGS. A limited number of special occasions other
than birthdays and anniversaries exist for which the Greetings
Office will send appropriate recognition to United States
citizens. These occasions include important events such as:
a.Wedding (send your request after the event) b.Baby's Birth (must
be born during the Bush Administration; send request only after
baby's birth) c.Eagle Scout Award d.Girl Scout Gold Award
e.Bar/Bat Mitzvah or equivalent occasion

6.REQUIRED INFORMATION. Please include the following in your
request: and home address of honoree(s) b.form of address
(Mr., Ms., Mrs., Dr., Miss, etc.) c.exact date of occasion (month,
day, year) d.age (birthdays) or number of years of marriage e.your
(the requestor's) name and daytime phone number f.any specific
mailing instructions if other than to honoree's address g.Wedding
(Include couple's married names and current or new address)
h.Baby's Birth (Include baby's date of birth and full names and
address of baby and parents)

7.WHEN TO EXPECT YOUR GREETING. In most cases, greetings will be
mailed from the White House approximately ten (10) days prior to
the event.

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