Etiquette Blog

Entering Into the Spirit of the Party

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 […]

By |December 17th, 2018|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Helpful Hints for Hosting Thanksgiving

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 […]

By |November 16th, 2018|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Being a Good Neighbor

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 […]

By |October 9th, 2018|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Labor Day

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?
Dating […]

By |August 31st, 2018|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manners that Matter on the Golf Course

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 […]

By |July 25th, 2018|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Etiquette Tips for Being a Guest

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 […]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Memorial Day – American Traditions

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 […]

By |May 24th, 2018|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Mother’s Day Etiquette: Honoring All Moms

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 […]

By |May 11th, 2018|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

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 […]

By |January 4th, 2018|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments

Holiday Party Etiquette- How to be a Good Guest



Remember to respond to the invitation in a timely manner.  Hosting a party requires a great deal of planning and preparation.  Your quick response will be greatly appreciated.

Hostess Gift

A thoughtful way to show you are grateful for being invited to a holiday party is to bring a small personal gift for the host or hostess.  […]

By |December 5th, 2017|Etiquette Blog|0 Comments