1961 nine women who had been members of a Houston group called the Girls’ Cotillion founded LTG with a goal to provide
social events for the group’s sophisticated, single members. The initials LTG stood for Les Tres Gentilles which, in
French, means “the very gentle women.”
In 1974 the LTG Board decided
to expand the membership of the organization and make it more contemporary. With that decision, the group officially became
Today, LTG is comprised of successful professional single women over 50 who gather regularly to meet and network
with single men and women at happy-hour socials and events.