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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

Summer BBQ Etiquette

One of the best summer activities is being surrounded by your family and friends and simply enjoying a nice BBQ.  Even though this is an informal event, it is important to remember your manners. Whether you are the host or a guest, apply these etiquette tips when at your next BBQ.

Hosting a BBQ:

Typically invitations […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Etiquette Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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