We both believe that everyone’s story matters, we both want to collect and archive the things that people find important and we both believe that digital technology is the best way to keep memories alive for future generations. Storycorps is a non-profit oral history project that broadcasts on NPR and as a podcast. It is in fact the largest oral history project of its kind with over 50,000 interview and 90,000 participants.
FrontRunner Professional announced today the release of two new programs designed to help funeral professionals get, and keep, the advanced technology solutions they need to truly excel in the face of our rapidly changing markets.
The Casket & Funeral Supply Association of America (CFSA) is pleased to announce its 2014-15 Board of Directors and Officers. At the association’s Fall Conference & Trade Show in Indianapolis, Ind., on November 11, 2014, CFSA members elected as their President: Tina Houck, currently president of Schuylkill Haven Casket Company, Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania.
Taking the long view, the New England Journal of Medicine looked back over a century to see how the causes of death in America have changed.
As you’ll notice, chronic killers (such as cancer and heart disease) gain prominence, and so do other diseases of aging (Alzheimer’s).
The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) and the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) have again partnered to co-host the 2015 CANA & NFDA Cremation Symposium, which will take place February 4-5, 2015, at the Tropicana Las Vegas. CANA and NFDA are teaming up to offer unique educational sessions that will offer creative and practical strategies to help funeral and cremation professionals meet the evolving needs of families that choose cremation and boost their bottom line.
Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc., (WFSI) dedicated a park on its grounds to members of a family that has combined for more than 100 years of service to the company and the funeral service industry. Miller Family Park was dedicated earlier this year to the Miller Family – Marlene, Rich and the late Glenn.
With all the amazing, interesting and sometimes even strange funeral traditions around the world, it’s safe to say these cultures can inspire us when it comes to funeral personalization.
And as a funeral home employee, we know you’re always looking for different and unique ways to help your families celebrate life. So why not broaden your horizons and learn about the ways other cultures celebrate their loved ones?
What Your Funeral Home Competitor Hopes You’ll Never Discover: The Ultimate Do-It-Yourself Funeral Home Marketing Strategy
Local funeral homes just got their wakeup call: Funeral Futurist Robin Heppell launches his best training program to date: The go-to reference and resource for marketing and advertising for Funeral Homes – the Funeral Marketing Blueprint – Home Study Edition.
“It felt like I was underground, buried in a casket,” she said. “It was surreal. It was just silent for hours. Nobody came. And my phone had died.