Drive-thru opportunities are commonly associated with fast food, banking and pharmacy pick ups but how bout a drive-thru funeral home. This is the new service being offered at a chapel in Saginaw, Michigan. The idea is garnering mixed reactions from the community and has resulted in the president of the funeral chapel receiving a lot of negative feedback concerning the drive-thru viewing area.
Stewart joined Suhor Industries, which was recently merged into Wilbert Funeral Services, in 2007 in a sales capacity for the Oklahoma City location. He advanced to Regional Manager for the entire Oklahoma, Arkansas and Colorado region in 2012.
My attention was drawn to your blog post entitled “Funeral Processions Should be Outlawed,” which originally appeared on ChicagoNow.com.
The challenge to funeral service is clearly stated in the author’s opening line: “I’ve never understood the reasons behind the funeral procession.” So, here we have a clear statement of the problem.
From the beginning FrontRunner set out to create a higher standard for its clients. The Book of MemoriesTM Memorial Website Program far exceeds that of a simple online guestbook, which typically lasts 2-3 days over the course of the funeral
Foreverence began making one-of-a-kind cremation urns using 3-D printers about three months ago. It can design an urn in just about any shape, ranging from ballet slippers to fedoras, pianos and cars. The urns typically cost about $2,500. Foreverence is on track to make $500,000 this year and hopes to hit $3.3 million by its third year.
Funeral Directors Life Insurance Company (FDLIC) was recognized by Great Place to Work® as one of the top 20 companies to work for in the United States on their 2014 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, published on September 18th in FORTUNE magazine. FDLIC was ranked #18 out of hundreds of companies analyzed across the nation
This is an exciting time for Apple users as many people are receiving the new iPhone 6 this week. ASD – Answering Service for Directors is excited to announce that the company just submitted ASD Mobile 3.0 to the iTunes store today. The app was released ahead of schedule to meet the needs of clients now using iOS 8.
FrontRunner announced today that it will be unveiling the new “Pulse Business System” at the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Convention & Expo next month in Nashville. For many, it couldn’t have come at a better time, as funeral homes throughout North America find themselves being forced by a number of technology companies to either switch to their website in order to be able to continue to use their existing print-on-demand or switch their management software that they have been using for years.
In 2012, to commemorate our 40th Anniversary year, ASD redesigned our logo so we could feature some of the real employees who have demonstrated their commitment to the company for many years. Our employees are our most valuable assets which is why we wanted you to meet the real people behind ASD’s logo
A California family honored a loved one’s memory by scattering his ashes in the sea and throwing a message in a bottle into the Pacific Ocean with the hope that others will find it and keep the bottle bobbing for years to come.