For Immediate Release
3 September 2010

Melissa Lamar
860.773.1407 (office)

Business Etiquette Topic of TCC Foundation Fundraising Event


Photo courtesy of The Emily Post Institute

Tunxis Community College Foundation invites the public to “Business Etiquette and Its Impact on Your Bottom Line,” with Anna Post of The Emily Post Institute on October 6, 7:30-9 a.m. at Avon Old Farms Inn, Avon.

Condensed deadlines, ever-evolving technology and tight office spaces have presented new challenges for a modern workforce. How should you respond to overbearing questions during a presentation? Is email the right choice in all cases? What is proper etiquette in an open cubicle environment? Get the answers to these and other timely questions at this breakfast talk on effective business etiquette skills and how they can improve employee retention, productivity, and company profits.

Anna Post is the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, and an author and spokesperson for The Emily Post Institute. She is a popular presenter of Emily Post Business Etiquette Seminars, based on the content from “The Etiquette Advantage in Business,” by Peggy Post and Peter Post (Collins, 2005). A regular columnist for Reuters and a contributing blogger for The Huffington Post, Anna Post writes about etiquette in the 21st century, covering topics ranging from business etiquette and politics to pop culture and Internet civility. She is also a well-known media source who has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal,, The New York Times, USA Today, Real Simple, and many others.

Proceeds from the fundraising breakfast will support student scholarships and special projects at Tunxis Community College, located in Farmington. Companies and community members are encouraged to become event sponsors. The top two sponsorship levels include the opportunity to participate in an executive roundtable with Post following the event. Individual admission is $75 and includes a hot breakfast. Tickets must be purchased by Wed., Sept. 29. Reservations can be made online at For more information, please call 860.773.1357; or email

Tunxis Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting the students, programs and projects of Tunxis for 40 years. It is managed by a Board of Directors composed of business and community leaders. Visit Tunxis on the Internet at