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National League of Junior Cotillions
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center Chapter

Welcome

NATIONAL LEAGUE OF JUNIOR COTILLIONS 

Sydney & Berne Davis Art Center Chapter


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Bringing the best of the culture forward into the future 


ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

FOR THE 2023-2024 SEASON


THE MISSION OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF JUNIOR COTILLIONS IS TO TEACH CHILDREN HOW TO TREAT OTHERS

WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT FOR BETTER RELATIONSHIPS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS

AND TO TEACH SOCIAL DANCE 


INFORMATION FOR PARENTS


ABOUT NLJC, SWFL
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TIME AND FINANCIAL COMMITMENT
CLICK HERE 


Acceptance 
CLICK HERE 



HEALTH & SAFETY
CLICK HERE 



2023-2024 SEASON SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 

SEASON I 

SEASON II 

SEASON III



TO VIEW THE SCHEDULE FOR THE CURRENT SEASON SCROLL DOWN UNDER THE ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

In the event of severe weather, local or national emergencies, or a pandemic, 

activities and events may be postponed, rescheduled, or cancelled



TESTIMONIALS
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The cotillion in Southwest Florida is magical!

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Portrait and Event Photography by EVOKE Photography and Videography, Fort Myers


LINKS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

Dress Code Season I 

Dress Code Season II

Dress Code Season III

Photo Policy

Standards of Conduct

Advisory Board 

Testimonials 



CONTACT INFORMATION

Laurie Coventry Payne, Director

Douglas Coventry,  Event Manager 

Courtney McGirt, GLT Advisor

EVOKE Photography 

Julia Wrona, Accounting 

Announcements




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CLICK BELOW TO VIEW THE REMAINING EVENTS FOR 2022-2023


SEASON I 

Events remaining this season - 2022-2023

   

     Thursday, February 19th, 2023  ………………………………………  Valentines Dance 
     Sunday or Monday, March 19th-20th, 2023…………………  Parent Dip into Dancing
       Fathers escort their daughters: Sons escort their mothers
     Sunday, April 23rd, 2023. …………………………………..  Renaissance Festival & Bal
SEASON I SCHEDULE WITH TIMES



SEASON II 
 
     Thursday, February 19th, 2023  ………………………………………  Valentines Dance 
     Sunday, March 26th, 2023…………………………………………….…..   Fifties Dance
     Sunday, April 30, 2023. ………………………………..…………………  European Ball
       Preceded by a three-course instructional dinner  (Continental Style Dining)

SEASON II SCHEDULE WITH TIMES



SEASON III 

     Sunday, February 5th, 2023. ………………………………………. Masquerade Ball 
     Sunday, March 5th, 2023. ……………,,,,,…………………… ……  Twenties Dance
     Tuesday, March 28th, 2023  ………………………………….. . Graduation Rehearsal
     Graduates must attend this event:  one parent to accompanies the graduate through the business line  
     Saturday, April 1st, 2023 …………………………………………….   Graduation Ball

SEASON III SCHEDULE WITH TIMES 


 



About Director

Laurie Coventry Payne, director of the National League of Junior Cotillions Southwest Florida, opened her first chapter in 2004.  Since then, 3500 students have registered in the program, representing six counties and fifty-two schools in Southwest Florida. 

Miss Laurie was a professional classical dancer in Europe.  Upon retirement, Miss Laurie earned her master's degree in environmental science. She worked for several years as an adjunct professor at Florida Gulf Coast University before becoming the executive director of a non-profit Foundation. The Foundation manages, supports, and sustains programs for students that encourage creativity, build character, and strengthen community.  

Miss Laurie to her husband of thirty-four years. She has five grown children, three grandchildren, and a golden retriever named Pony. 

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Laurie Coventry Payne, M.S.

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