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Etiquette Dinner - Thursday, March 6, 2014 Logo
Etiquette Dinner - Thursday, March 6, 2014
Co-sponsored by UW-L Career Services and the UW-L Alumni Association
3/6/2014 5:30 PM - 3/6/2014 7:30 PM
Cleary Alumni & Friends Center at UW-L, Strzelczyk Great Hall
REGISTRATION CONTACT:  Rebecca Lee, UW-L Career Services, (608) 785-8362, rlee@uwlax.edu

Playing by the Rules

Featuring Janie Spencer, Certified Etiquette Consultant and Executive Director of the UW-L Alumni Association

5:30 Reception (beverages and appetizers)
6:00 Dinner and Program

This hands-on presentation is perfect for YOU -

A college student entering the workforce or graduate school who wishes to make a fantastic first impression.

Questions you'll be able to answer after attending:

What are appropriate topics for "small talk" and how do I politely enter/exit conversations?
How should I hold my fork?
Which direction should I pass the bread?
When is it OK to order a cocktail?
Who stands during an introduction at the table?
When can/can't I check my phone at the table?

Audience participation is encouraged throughout the dinner/presentation, and there will be time to visit with the others at your table.

A three-course served dinner prepared by Flavours by Sodexo is included in your registration fee of $10. 

Choose among three main courses:
    • Chicken Florentine (Sauteed chicken breast topped with a creamy spinach mixture and mozzarella cheese, served with cous cous and a mix of broccoli and carrots)
    • Fusilli Pasta with Tomatoes and Olives (Vegan Option — Spiral-shaped pasta tossed with olive oil, basil and garlic, served with oven-roasted sweet potatoes and green beans)
    • Sesame Chicken (Grilled chicken breast marinated with sesame, soy, garlic, and scallions, served with cous cous and a mix of broccoli and carrots)

Dress code is Business Professional.

Impress the presenter, your friends, and yourself!

Registration deadline:  Sunday, March 2 or until filled.

Reservations are limited and on a first come, first served basis. 
We accept Visa, Master, and American Express. No refunds will be given, and your registration is non-transferable.

Parking note if you're driving to campus for this event:  Parking rules for the commuter lots are enforced until 7:00. 

About Janie Spencer
Proud double alum of UW-La Crosse, graduated in 1985 with a degree in Psychology & 1986 with a Masters in Education-Professional Development.
Spent first 11 years of career working in Health Care, managing volunteer programs and doing fundraising.
Since 1998, served as the Executive Director of the UW-L Alumni Association.
Passionate about Everyday Etiquette and "Playing by the Rules". In January 2013, attended the Etiquette Institute in St. Louis, Missouri and received certification as Etiquette consultant.

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