Be sure to check the official’s website for instructions on how to submit a formal request. There may be an online form or instructions on what information must be included in a letter. And plan in advance to allow enough time for them to process it. You have to option to have your proclamation mailed to you once approved or you can meet with the official for the proclamation signing.
You can likely be in the room when the proclamation is signed, and the official may let you take a photograph or group photo of the signing.
Here is a sample of what I requested on my application:
WHEREAS, there are nearly 7,000 diseases and conditions considered rare(each affecting fewer than 200, 000 Americans) in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH); and