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By CommonCurtsey

  On August 24, 2014 our Etiquette on the Hill children and teen students enjoyed the ambiance of the Hotel George, Washington, D.C. Students focused on introductions and first impressions, showing gratitude, netiquette, table setting and dining etiquette. Our teen students also focused on business etiquette and interviewing skills. Congratulations to our latest participants. The Etiquette Institute of Washington wishes you a great 2014-2015 school

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Today, our director, Crystal L. Bailey had a blast sharing her "Top Fox5 Etiquette Don'ts". From 'how to remember a name' , to RSVPs, to toasting, she shared her thoughts on modern manners with Melanie Alnwick and Rick Boone on the 8:30 AM Sunday morning show. Watch

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By CommonCurtsey

Congratulations to our newest Junior Diplomats! For 3-Weeks (with a snow day in between!) in a boardroom style setting, our students focused on first impressions, introductions, netiquette and dining etiquette. Students gained confidence, public speaking skills and a perfect handshake to last them a lifetime! Thank you again to all of the families who joined

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Wednesday's children's etiquette dinner at Morrison House Hotel in Alexandria, VA was an evening of sheer elegance. Students dined on a delectable three course dinner specially created by the chef. From small talk to table settings, our students mastered the art of dining etiquette. All students had previously attended one of our Junior Diplomat courses, so it was great to see them back. Thank you again and hope to see you at our upcoming

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By CommonCurtsey

On October 9, Director Crystal L. Bailey had the opportunity to speak at Bucknell University's Wine, Dine & Act Fine dining etiquette dinner for graduating seniors. The evening featured a networking and cocktail hour, 3-course meal and an international dining etiquette presentation. Special thanks to everyone at Bucknell especially Ms. Leanne Aurich. (Photo credit: Alexandra Boni, Bucknell

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By CommonCurtsey

Our most recent Etiquette on the Hill children’s manners lesson at the Hotel George gave students the executive treatment. In a boardroom setting, students ages 7-12 focused on the ‘perfect handshake’, making proper introductions, poise and posture and dining etiquette. The “mini networkers” then put their social skills to practice as they enjoyed gourmet petit fours and lemonade prepared specially by the masterful chef of Bistro Bis. Kudos to our students for all of their

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On Wednesday July, 24 2013 the Institute held its first Junior Diplomat Etiquette Lesson and Tea. The program is designed for students who have had at least one lesson with the Institute or with a need for advanced-level refinement. The class took place at a beautiful private residence in Dupont Circle and included lessons on proper introductions, perfect posture and tea etiquette. The youths, after setting their own places enjoyed tea and macaroons and a

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Preview of the feature article on Ms. Bailey entitled... Captivate the Room: Leadership with Crystal Bailey "Introducing Crystal L. Bailey, new Urban Parenting Ambassador, who will enlighten UP families with regular insight on supporting your children’s success in leadership, behavior presence, personal and professional refinement. In today’s culture where being “real” precedes treating others with respect, Crystal is taking a traditional concept of etiquette and weaving it into an attractive and engaging conversation for today’s

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