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Ceremonial Documents

Request an Executive Citation, Proclamation or Greeting

County Executive Johnny Olszewski is proud to issue ceremonial documents that recognize the accomplishments of Baltimore County citizens and organizations. Ceremonial documents are provided free of charge. The Executive’s Office reserves the right to approve or decline any request and to edit any drafted material for final wording.

Citations Requests

Citations recognize a specific achievement or milestone, such as a milestone anniversary or birthday, Boy Scout Eagle or Girl Scout Gold Awards, retirement, significant contribution to the community, or similar achievement.


  • All requests must be received at least two weeks before the print date. Requests for 10 or more citations must be received four weeks in advance.
  • Requests for two or more citations will not be mailed—these citations must be picked up by the requester.

Proclamations Requests

Proclamations recognize a day, week or month in awareness of a cause, issue or occasion. The intention of a proclamation is to honor, celebrate, or create awareness of an event or significant issue. View the proclamations schedule.


  • Proclamations requests must be received two weeks before the date needed.
  • New requests must be made each year—proclamations are not annually renewed.
  • Requests must come from Baltimore County residents.
  • Recipients should live or have lived in Baltimore County.
  • Issuance does not indicate or imply a policy endorsement from the County Executive or the County Executive’s Office.

Order Form

To request an executive citation, proclamation or program greeting letter, simply complete and submit the form below. Alternatively, you may download, print, and mail or fax the Ceremonial Document Request Form (PDF).

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Please separate names with commas and write them exactly as they should appear on the document.
Provide as much detail as possible. You may upload supporting documentation below, such as biographies, obituaries, etc.
Contact Information
Will this citation be picked up or mailed to you?*
We can mail up to two citations. For more than two, please plan for pick-up at our office.

Contact Us

Mail hard-copy request forms to, and pick up your document at, the following address:

Office of Communications
Historic Courthouse
400 Washington Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone: 410-887-2470
Fax: 410-337-8496

Revised July 29, 2019         



County Executive,
John Olszewski, Jr.
Phone: 410-887-2450

Contact the County Executive.

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