Announce a birthday in the Sunday edition of The Free Press. Just complete and submit this form to our offices.
Birthday Open House announcements or card showers run every Sunday in the Currents section of The Free Press for persons celebrating their 80th birthday and above. We print these announcements for free.
Photos may be submitted by mail or electronically in JPEG format using this form. Photographs submitted through mail will be returned if a self-addressed, stamped envelope is provided. All information is due at the Marketplace desk by 11a.m. Wednesday.
Information may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or writing to Marketplace, P.O. Box 3287, Mankato, MN 56001. For more information, call 344-6395.
A professional-quality photo of the person may accompany this form. If preferred, printed forms for birthday announcements are available by stopping in The Free Press office or writing to Marketplace, P.O. Box 3287, Mankato, MN 56001. For more information, call (507) 344-6356.
Printed copies of the Sunday edition in which the announcement is published can be ordered by calling reader services at 625-4451. Copies should be picked up within five days of publication.
Birthday year (80th etc.):
Type of celebration: Card shower or Open House:
Time, Date, Location of event (if open house):
Address for card shower:
Attach photo here (if you have one)
Your name: (required for verification)