MILLEDGEVILLE — The Department of Continuing Education of Georgia College is gearing up for the third annual cotillion and etiquette season for area children and teens. Interested students will learn proper greetings, table manners, proper posture, dressing for social occasions, ballroom dancing and writing thank you notes. Students in kindergarten through third grade can sign up for pre-cotillion for $250. For $275, students in grades four through six can sign up for junior cotillion and students in grades seven through 10 can sign-up for the cotillion. Classes will be held the first Sunday of each month beginning Oct. 2 and concluding May 6 with a spring ball. Registration is now ongoing until the first day of class. For more information about this year’s cotillion and etiquette sessions, call Antebellum Chapter Director for the National League of Junior Cotillions Jamey Rivers at (478) 251-0190 or Continuing Education at (478) 445-5277.
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