A foundational element within the National League of Junior Cotillions curriculum is learning to be a proper guest at an event. A key component is being able to enter into the spirit of the party. This means observing all of the appropriate courtesies necessary to achieve the status of being a well-rounded guest. One can […]
November brings chilly weather, family, friends, and the overarching theme of thankfulness. Thanksgiving is such a full holiday that emphasizes a much needed season of gratitude and appreciation. Between orchestrating the perfect menu and preparing the home for guests, hosts have a major responsibility in working to create a celebration that is both eloquent and […]
Good neighbors are the people you can rely on when traveling or to keep a spare key to your home just in case you are ever locked out. They can also make lifelong friends and create a fun atmosphere. Good neighbors are definitely a vital part of any neighborhood.
Here are a few tips on how […]
What is Labor Day?
A holiday dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It is a yearly national celebration to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
When is Labor Day?
Labor Day always falls on the first Monday in September.
What to wear to a Labor Day Party?
The summer season is the perfect time to get outside, spend time with friends, and work on your golf game. To avoid a chaotic day on the course, be sure to apply these etiquette tips during your next match.
In order to present yourself as a well-mannered competitor, it is important to include a brief compliment […]
You received an invitation to a party, and you are so excited to mingle with friends and family.
Be sure to apply these easy etiquette tips the next time you hold the responsibility of being a guest.
1. Call in advance if you are going to be absent.
Besides the fact that doing so helps practice polite social […]
Gatherings, long weekends, and the unofficial start of summer is what has traditionally marked the American holiday, Memorial Day. Many enjoy their day off by spending quality time with friends and family or even a community cookout, but few remember the significant meaning of this day.
Many traditions that have been continued throughout history have recently […]
Mother’s Day is a special occasion used to celebrate and honor mothers everywhere. Whether it is breakfast in bed, a trip to the spa, or a special meal at her favorite restaurant, be sure to treat your Mother in a way that she will not forget. By applying proper etiquette, you can plan a stellar […]
With all the name calling, Twitter spats and vulgar rants filling our news feeds last year, 2017 saw its fair share of bad manners.
Despite cheap shots felt around the world and across political aisles, some beacons of hope shined through. On Tuesday, the National League of Junior Cotillions — yes, that same cotillion that may have organized your middle school dances — […]
NLJC NAMES TEN BEST-MANNERED PEOPLE OF 2017
(CHARLOTTE, NC)— Rickie Fowler, selected for his consistent well-mannered conduct as an American professional golfer, 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 […]