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Graduation Etiquette: Announcements, Gifts, and Thank You Notes!

One of the most exciting times for seniors, in both high school and college, falls in between the end of May and the beginning of June. This period is the most predominant time for graduations. And along with this time of celebrating these accomplishments comes the responsibility of announcements and gifting. It is so important […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ten Best-Mannered People of 2016

(CHARLOTTE, NC)— Simone Biles, selected for embodying grace and humility as a four-time Olympic gold medalist, heads “Ten Best-Mannered People” list published by the National League of Junior Cotillions (NLJC).

“The selections are made based on each person’s commitment to honor, dignity, and mannerly conduct,” says President Charles Winters. “We feel these ten individuals have distinguished […]

By |January 5th, 2017|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hosting or Being a Guest at a Holiday Dinner

Hosting a Holiday Dinner:

Always present your guests with a timely invitation, which allows them the necessary time to make plans to attend.
Make sure your home is kept clean and tidy.
Before planning your menu, always communicate with your guests to see if there are any dishes that they cannot eat.
Always prepare an […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cotillion holds Grand Spring Ball

The Person/Caswell National League of Junior Cotillion recently held its Grand Spring Ball at Croasdaile Country Club in Durham.

The annual ball provides students a formal environment to practice the etiquette and dance skills they have learned and to enjoy self-assurance that comes from knowing the proper manners to use.

The evening includes special prizes, contests, party […]

By |May 16th, 2016|News & Events - Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ball is Showcase for Youth Charm

Seventh- and eighth-grade students participating in the Charlotte Harbor Chapter of the National League of Junior Cotillions program wrapped up their second season with the European Ball.

The event was April 21 at the Boca Royale Golf and Country Club, Englewood, centrally located for students and their families who come from Venice, North Port, Port Charlotte […]

By |August 19th, 2015|News & Events - Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments