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Celebrate Your Centenarian's Birthday!

Recognize and celebrate your centenarian's birthday!
Following are names and contact information for
receiving centenarian greetings. 

Edna Anderson, 102, with birthday greetings from President George W. Bush & First Lady Laura Bush and Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano.

Edna Anderson celebrated her 102nd birthday on Christmas Eve,
2007, She is very proud to have received birthday greetings from
President George W. Bush & First Lady Laura Bush
and Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano.

The White House
President Donald J. Trump & First Lady Melania Trump

Send your request to:
The White House
Attn: Greetings Office
Washington, D.C. 20502-0039

Please include the following information:

  • Name of honoree, include
    Mr., Ms., Mrs., Dr., Miss, etc.
  • Home address of honoree
  • Birthday (month, day, year)
    of honoree
  • Age of honoree
  • Your name (as the requestor)
    and daytime phone number
  • Any specific mailing instructions if other than to honoree's address

Arizona Centenarian Recognition

Not only are Centenarians a living link to our history, they are valued members of our families and communities.  The Governor admires and lauds the spirit, inspiration, and endurance represented by our state’s oldest residents. 
     To acknowledge their accomplishment, the Governor is happy to send a birthday greeting to your favorite Centenarian.  To have a birthday greeting from the Governor sent to the Centenarian in your life, please send:

  • Name of Centenarian
  • Date of Birth
  • Mailing Address

along with a note requesting a birthday greeting to All information sent to the Governor's Office will be kept confidential and will not be maintained in a database or used for other purposes.
      For more information about letters of greeting and certificates from the Governor, please visit the Governor's Office of Constituent Services.

Other noteworthy links:
Governor's Office on Aging:
Governor's Advisory Council on Aging

Other States:
For other States, please check on your state's website or contact your Governor's Office of Constituent Services. As centenarian recognition information becomes available for each state, it will be posted here.

Willard Scott / TODAY show

Send your request to:
Willard Scott Birthdays
TODAY show, NBC News
4001 Nebraska Avenue
Washington, DC 20016
Attn: Lessandra Machamer

Please send the following information in writing three to four weeks in advance.

  • Name of honoree
  • Address
  • Birthday and Age
  • Anything of interest about the honoree
  • Please include a photograph (color or B&W copy) that does not need to be returned. 
  • Your name (as the requestor)  and daytime phone number to confirm date your greeting will air if chosen.

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