Coyle Funeral Home And Cremation Services Announces Essay Contest

March 3, 2013
Advertisement

Share Your Humorous Funeral Experience And Win A Free Funeral

 

The loss of a loved one is often a very difficult, stressful situation. However, humorous moments sometimes occur during grief and the celebration of life. Indeed, humor often can help to relieve stress, while still being respectful, as we remember those we love.

Advertisement

Megan Coyle Stamos, President of Coyle Funeral Home and Cremation Services, has announced today that as part of their 125th anniversary celebration her firm is having an essay contest, Share Your Humorous Funeral Experience, to acknowledge the positive contribution of humor.

Coyle Funeral Home and Cremation Services, family owned and operated for 125 years, is offering a “free funeral”, up to a $5,000 value for services and merchandise, to the Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize winner will also receive a $50 gift card for dinner and tickets to a movie, along with a chauffeured funeral limousine, for an evening of entertainment for the winner and a guest.

Each month throughout 2013 the most humorous funeral experience essay will be selected for a prize of a $25 gift card and an anniversary t-shirt. The Grand Prize winner will be chosen from all submissions in December 2013.

Contest Rules
  • Theme: Share Your Humorous Funeral Experience.
  • Entrants: Contestants must be at least 18 years of age. Employees of Coyle Funeral Home and Cremation Services, and their immediate family members, are not eligible.Deadlines: Emailed or postmarked by the 30th of each month during 2013 to be eligible for the monthly prizes. Emailed or postmarked by December 30, 2013 to be eligible for the Grand Prize.
  • Schedule: Monthly essay winners will be notified by the 10th of each month following the essay submission closing date of the 30th of each month. The Grand Prize winner will be notified by January 10, 2014.
  • General: All monthly essay contest submissions will be eligible at the end of 2013 for the Grand Prize. Coyle Funeral Home and Cremation Services will provide a certificate of winnings to the Grand Prize winner. Funeral services and merchandise may be utilized by the Grand Prize winner or their family. Essays may be published or shared in print and broadcast media, with prior authorization and consent of the authors, for the 125th anniversary campaigns and future public relations offerings of Coyle Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
  • Entries: 500 words maximum. The entrant’s contact information including phone number, mailing address, and email address must be provided with each essay.
  • Essay entries must be submitted to the following address by email or USPS mail:
Coyle Funeral Home and Cremation Services
1770 South Reynolds Road
Toledo, Ohio 43614

Please contact Coyle Funeral Home and Cremation Services between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, at 419-865-1295 if you have questions regarding this contest.

CDFuneralNews

CDFuneralNews

ConnectingDirectors.com is the leading online daily publication for funeral professionals with a reader base of over 45,000 of the most elite and forward-thinking professionals in the profession. With ConnectingDirectors.com we have created a global community through an online platform allowing funeral professionals to Stay Current. Stay Informed and Stay Elite.
CDFuneralNews
Advertisement

You may be interested

BEAN TOWN BREAK DOWN | FUNERAL hustle 015
FUNERAL Hustle
112 views
FUNERAL Hustle
112 views

BEAN TOWN BREAK DOWN | FUNERAL hustle 015

CDFuneralNews - November 14, 2017

Ryan is exposed EXPOSED as a terrible (.....) in FUNERAL hustle 015! Part 2 of our Boston NFDA recap we…

NFDA Goes Big In Boston
Funeral Industry Press Releases
81 views
Funeral Industry Press Releases
81 views

NFDA Goes Big In Boston

CDFuneralNews - November 14, 2017

Brookfield, Wis. – The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) 2017 International Convention & Expo, held October 29 through November 1…

2017 REFLECTION OF NFDA BOSTON AND A TRIBUTE TO THE VETERANS | FUNERAL nation 094
FUNERAL Nation
231 views
FUNERAL Nation
231 views

2017 REFLECTION OF NFDA BOSTON AND A TRIBUTE TO THE VETERANS | FUNERAL nation 094

CDFuneralNews - November 13, 2017

On this episode, we send a big "thank you" to our very own Funeral Commander, Jeff Harbeson in honor of…

Comments