Knowing when to wear what to an event can be quite confusing. Between the words black tie, white tie, formal, and semi-formal, it is often difficult to distinguish between each of these terms. But despite how similar they may seem, each standard of dress has its own unique requirements. It is critical to decipher between […]
In today’s society, the standard for success in the job market is “A good education, good connections, and a good suit.” But without a perfect balance of superior interview skills and essential etiquette, you have no way of standing out in a pool of worthy candidates. Presenting yourself in a graceful yet dignified manner allows […]
While we are already significantly emerged in this new year, it is so important to strive to abide by your New Year’s resolution to practice good manners. Below are a few tips to put to use in your day to day life in 2019.
Let someone go in front of you in a line
Ten Best-Mannered People of 2018
NLJC NAMES TEN BEST-MANNERED PEOPLE OF 2018
(CHARLOTTE, NC)— Drew Brees, selected for his exemplary conduct both on and off the field 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,” […]
The month of December is often characterized by the busyness of gifting, dinner parties, and other celebrations. And so often we fall victim to the trend of filling our schedules and neglecting the essential spirit of the holidays: peace and blessings.
One way to emphasize this season is to embrace holiday traditions. Whether that’s going to […]
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 […]