Funeral Profit Protectors, LLC announces dates for M & M In Granite Tour to Elberton, Georgia

August 19, 2013
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Edgewood, KY. – Funeral Profit Protectors, LLC today announced the dates for its first annual “M and M” in Granite Tour.

 

The “Markers and Memorials” in Granite Tour will take place October 13-15, 2013 in The Granite Capital of the World – Elberton, Georgia.

If you’re already engaged in the retail sale of granite memorials, this tour will greatly enhance your overall sales and presentation knowledge. Learn and experience, first hand, how memorials are manufactured. Are you a funeral home or cemetery owner who has been “thinking about” offering granite memorials in your community? This tour is perfect for you and will answer your questions.

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Participants will witness the mining and making of world-class granite memorials  – from blasting out of the quarry to placing the finished memorial in its final resting place in the cemetery. The guided tour will afford attendees the opportunity to meet and network with major granite manufacturers and distributors. Shop around and negotiate the best “bottom-line pricing” from those who can provide it.

The extraordinary tour guide is Mr. C. Dale Elifrits. Dale is Professor Emeritus of Geological Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR), now known as Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri. He is a Registered Geologist in the State of Missouri and a Registered Member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., (formerly the Society of Mining Engineers).  Elifrits received his B.S. degree with majors in mathematics and chemistry in 1966.  He holds M.S. degrees in earth science (applied geology emphasis) and geological engineering.  His Ph.D. degree in geological engineering was awarded in 1980 by UMR.  Dr. Elifrits was appointed to the geological engineering program faculty in 1980 and retired from that appointment at the rank of Professor in 2000. While at UMR, he took his UMNR “Geology for Engineers” classes to the quarry site for Missouri Red Granite on a regular basis. He has additionally led numerous tours, in conjunction with the Elberton Granite Association, to the Elberton, Georgia, area for individuals interested in learning more about the granite marker and memorial industry.

Tour is limited to a set number of participants.  To learn more and/or sign-up contact Funeral Profit Protectors, LLC, 3049 Parkdale Court, Edgewood, Kentucky 41017-9628. Telephone (859) 307-7223; E-Mail: [email protected] or visit FPP on-line at www.funeralprofitprotectors.com

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