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      Summer Etiquette

      Etiquette Expert Melanie Perko joined us to help get us through our many summer activities without making any faux pas.

      Weddings:

      • Send gift ahead. Do not bring to ceremony or reception!
      • Thank bride, groom and parents


      Thank you notes for Grads, weddings:

      • It's never ever too late


      Entertaining/BBQ's:

      • Write a thank you note or an email or make a call the day after the event
      • If there's a pool, parents are the lifeguard for their own kids.


      House Guests:

      • Keep your quarters clean, make your bed every day, contribute to groceries, offer to take your hosts out to dinner one night
      • Write a thank you note and/or send flowers following your stay


      Reunions:

      • If you didn't plan it, don't criticize!