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by Carey Sue Vega in Etiquette, Family, Manner Monday, Manners

Happy Memorial Day

‘Decoration Day’ (Memorial Day) dates back to the mid 1800’s as an opportunity for family and friends to Flagspay respect to their loved ones who died during the battle of the Civil War.  Memorial Day weekend has grown into a National Holiday and an opportunity for us to reflect and honor family and friends who are no longer with us.  It is also
a great occasion to enjoy the company of family and friends who play an important part in our lives.

According to Wikipedia, the word respect comes from the Latin word respicere, which means look behind.This Memorial Day, take a few minutes to ‘look behind’ and honor those who paved the way for you.

Enjoy your time with family and friends!

Click to Tweet: Happy Memorial Day! Take a few minutes to ‘look behind’ and honor those who paved the way for you. #MannerMonday http://bit.ly/MmrialDy

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– Carey Sue


In other news….

Do you know of a 5th-12th grader who would benefit from improved social skills, confidence (the right kind of confidence) and better manners?  We have a few options for them…

Registration for the 2016-2017 Season 5-8th grade programs is open, Click here to register.

  • Save $70 by registering by June 15 for a single season.
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Business Etiquette Training and other Workshops

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I have a variety of workshops that can be customized to fit your needs and would love to work with your organization, Click Here to access the Business Section of the website.  Or please call or email for more information, 405-721-1467 or CareySue@CareySueVega.com

Here are just a few of the workshop topics:

  • Etiquette and the Generations – understanding ‘those guys’
  • Creating a Great Customer Service Experience
  • Business Etiquette and Professionalism – Navigating Lunch and Networking Events
  • Dude your Rude! Interoffice civility awareness and team building
  • First and Lasting Impressions
  • Professional Dress
  • Trade Show Booth Training

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