Anniversary Announcement

DEADLINE: Anniversary announcements must be received at our office at least eight weeks prior to the date of the celebration or within eight weeks after the anniversary. Announcements are published free of charge. In most cases, they will appear a week or two after we have received the completed form. Announcements may be published later due to the quantity we receive or space limitations.

COMMUNITY POLICY: Announcements will be published only in the communities where the couple lives or have lived in the past. Please indicate former areas of residence that Community Newspapers covers.

NAME POLICY: Community Newspapers does not use courtesy titles, such as Mr., Mrs. or Dr. First and last names are required for everyone mentioned in the announcement.

PHOTO E-MAIL SUBMISSIONS: We welcome photos submitted via e-mail. Type “anniversary” in the subject line, with the last name of the couple and a contact's phone number in the body of the e-mail, and send it to In digital format (.jpg), photos must be at least 200kb.

PHOTO CRITERIA: Black-and-white or color, high-quality photos of the couple may be submitted via mail up to size 8-by-10. Vertical photos work best. We do not pay for the use of photos, nor will we publish the name of the photographer. We reserve the right not to publish a photo at the discretion of the editor.

PHOTO POLICY: Photo prints will be returned only if a self-addressed, stamped envelope is provided.

By submitting your image(s), you are representing that you own or control all necessary rights, including the copyright, and that you give Journal Communications, Inc. the right to use, copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, modify, adapt, translate, archive, store and create derivative works from, in any form, format or medium of any kind now known or later developed.

1.Couple’s names:
2.Community and years as residents:
3.Date and location of wedding:
4.Date and location of renewal of vows:
5.Date and location of anniversary party:
6.Names of children, their spouses and their communities:
7.Names of grandchildren and great-grandchildren:
8.His place of employment (note if retired):
9.His job title and years on the job:
10.Her place of employment (note if retired):
11.Her job title and years on the job:
12.To personalize your announcement, you may write an anecdote about your courtship, engagement and/or wedding. The information will run if space allows.
13.Name of a contact person (for our purposes):
14.Phone number of contact person:
15.E-mail address of contact person: