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City Seeking Local College Graduates for Recognition Event

March 12, 2020

UPDATE: (3/20/20; 9:45 a.m.)

In keeping with an updated policy on gatherings, recently issued by the California Department of Public Health and Governor Gavin Newsom, the City of Garden Grove has canceled the Garden Grove College Graduates’ Reception, scheduled to take place in May 2020.

However, we welcome local Class of 2020 college graduates to submit their information HERE, to receive certificates of recognition from the City of Garden Grove and other county, state, and federal elected officials, in the mail.

For more information, email or visit

The City is seeking Garden Grove residents who are graduating this year with an undergraduate or post-graduate academic degree from any college or university. Graduates who submit their information at will be invited to the 8th annual Garden Grove College Graduates’ Reception on Tuesday, May 26, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The deadline to submit information is Thursday, May 15, 2020.

Hosted by Mayor Steve Jones and the Garden Grove City Council, the free event recognizes local college graduates for their outstanding achievement in higher education. The private reception includes an awards ceremony, catered dinner, giveaways, prizes, and the chance to network with key businesses and organizations in the community.

The City would like to thank the event title sponsors, Garden Grove Tourism Promotion Corporation (G.G.T.P.C.), and all event sponsors for their generous contributions.

For more information visit or call the Office of Community Relations at (714) 741-5280.

To view photos from previous events, visit @GardenGroveCityHall on Facebook.