If you want to invite a member of Kitchener city council to attend an event, or if you would like to request congratulatory certificates, city pins or the raising of a community flag, the office of the mayor and council would be happy to help you.

On this page:

  1. Invite city council
  2. Request a certificate
  3. Request city pins
  4. Request flag raising

Invite city council

If you want to invite the mayor and/or a city councillor to your event, please be sure to include all of the following event details:

  • name
  • address
  • phone number
  • organization (if applicable)
  • email address
  • type of event
  • who you would like to attend (mayor/ward councillor/all council)
  • event date
  • event time
  • event venue and address
  • mayor/councillor's role (i.e. speaking, presentation, ribbon cutting, attendance only, etc.)
  • additional event details

We will contact you to confirm attendance or extend regrets.

Request a certificate

Congratulatory certificates are provided to individuals, groups, businesses and other organizations in Kitchener to commemorate anniversaries, birthdays, milestone occasions, official openings, and other special honours.

If you would like to request a certificate, please be sure to include all of the following details:

  • type of certificate requested (birthday/anniversary)
  • name of recipient(s)
  • address of recipient(s)
  • date of anniversary/birthday
  • date of celebration (if different)
  • pick-up or mailed?
  • mailed to recipient or contact?
  • your name
  • your phone number
  • your email
  • your address

These certificates are not civic endorsements, and the city does not make proclamations.

Request city pins

If your charitable organization, agency or sports team would like to hand out city pins at an upcoming meeting, event or tournament, please include the following details:

  • name
  • organization
  • phone number
  • address
  • email
  • request and reason

Due to costs, we limit the quantities given away.

Request flag raising

If you want to request a flag to be flown on one of Kitchener's two community flag poles please complete the application form and review the Community Flag Raising Policy. All submissions must be made a minimum of three weeks prior to the day requested for the flag raising.