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Governor proclaims Aug. 20-24 as ‘Good Manners Week’ in IowaGovernor proclaims Aug. 20-24 as ‘Good Manners Week’ in Iowa

Originator of concept will speak Aug. 30 at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.

August 22, 2018

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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has issued a formal proclamation for “Civility and Good Manners Week” for Aug. 20-24.

“Civility and respect of all people is a fundamental to the functionality, purpose and safety of our civilized life. … ,” according to the proclamation.

“All people deserve respect. … to have the potential to achieve all of the good and wonderful things life has to offer.”

Patricia Tice, owner of Etiquette Iowa/Agri Manners, submitted the idea for the proclamation. Tice is a speaker at 1:35 p.m. Aug. 30 at the 2018 Farm Progress Show, on the Hospitality Tent stage. The show, in Boone, Iowa, runs Aug. 28-30.

Reynolds issued the proclamation Aug. 10.

Tice is the author of the book “Agri Manners: Essential Etiquette for Professional Success,” now in its second printing.

“We are extremely grateful to Gov. Reynolds in recognizing the importance of civility, encouragement and inclusion to the well-being of our communities and our state,” Tice says.

Headquartered in Adel, Iowa, Etiquette Iowa/Agri Manners serves clients in corporations, academic institutions and trade associations.

For more information on Etiquette Iowa/Agri Manners, see agrimanners.com.

Source: Agri Manners



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