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Here are some etiquette tips from Margery's book, "A Year of Good Manners"
which includes the "respect series" paintings
from artist Jan Polk's "Great American Flower Collection."
Respect and Manners
are our common bonds
as civilized people.
Please see www.janpolk.com for information on
Respect Awards for children, teenagers, and adults.
This project is sponsored by artist Jan Polk.
...only if their names are written on the inner envelope of the invitation. They are not
automatically included with their parents, even if they are related to the bride and groom.
...and make other people clean up after you. The groomsmen are gone and the parents are
tired. Delivery to the proper address is the responsibility of the giver.
Charging money for liquor is inappropriate. You wouldn't sell drinks in your own home. Serve
what you can afford.
...keep your word. Other than a true family emergency, the only socially acceptable reason for
canceling is an invitation from the White House. They are notorious for coming at the last
minute, and trump all other social occasions.
If you decline, the host may want to invite someone else. It's very embarrassing (for you) if the
host has to call to find out if you're coming. What do hosts most want to know? How many
people are coming.
Did Margery's book, "A Year of Good Manners" grab your attention?
Mequon Recreation Department, Mequon, WI
July 14, 21, and 28, 2015,
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30 a.m.