Monday, April 17, 2017
2016 college graduate receiving her certificate from City Manager Scott Stiles
2016 college graduate receiving her certificate from City Manager Scott Stiles at the 4th annual Garden Grove College Graduates' Reception.

The City invites Garden Grove residents who are graduating this year with an undergraduate or post-graduate academic degree from any college or university to attend the 5th annual Garden Grove College Graduates’ Reception on Tuesday, May 9. The private reception begins at 4:30 p.m. and is hosted by Mayor Steve Jones and the Garden Grove City Council.

The event, which recognizes local college graduates for their outstanding achievements in higher education, includes an awards ceremony, catered dinner, giveaways, and the chance to network with key businesses and organizations in the community. Each graduate will also be entered for a chance to win an Apple iPad, and a $500, and two, $250 cash drawings.

Following the reception, the graduates and their guests will be invited to attend the Garden Grove City Council meeting to receive a Community Spotlight recognition.

To RSVP for the free event, visit the College Graduates' Submission page, or contact the Office of Community Relations at (714) 741-5280 or email communityrelations@garden-grove.org. The deadline to submit information is Sunday, April 30, 2017.

The City would like to thank the event title sponsor, Garden Grove Shell #1, and all event sponsors for their generous contributions towards honoring local college graduates.

To view photos from previous events, visit the City’s Facebook page at Garden Grove City Hall.