Funeral Industry Press Releases
Last week, the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) announced the names of the 50 funeral professionals who will have an opportunity to learn from three leading funeral directors and network with like-minded peers during the Association’s Meet the Mentors Program on March 17 and 18 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Meet the Mentors is being held in cooperation with the Funeral Service Foundation.
FrontRunner Professional and Northern Caskets have formed a strategic alliance to develop a special edition of the FrontRunner software. The new system called TechnologySuite is an all web-based, robust, and most importantly, a scalable solution to meet any sized firm’s needs.
Members of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) will make their way to the nation’s capital for the association’s 2014 Advocacy Summit. The event, taking place March 4-6 at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., will give NFDA members an opportunity to meet face-to-face with their Congressional representatives and discuss issues of critical importance to funeral service.
At Need Credit provides funeral homes with the ability to offer their families with no pre-need, little to no life insurance, limited credit card balances or cash at need payment plans using their unique “Waterfall of Payment Plans”.
Aurora Casket Company, the largest privately-owned supplier in funeral service, has once again received top marks for Service in the annual Casket Survey conducted by the Funeral Service Insider. Aurora also won this recognition in both 2011 and 2012.
Pieta Verre, a premium brand of cremation urns by Prague Imports, Ltd., introduces its new catalogue for 2014. The catalogue offers funeral directors a comprehensive selection of artistic, hand made, and high quality cremation urns.
Pierce Mortuary Colleges held the first Continuing Education event for funeral professionals in January that featured a real-time video broadcast of a live-audience presentation to remote locations with additional audiences. All sites were able to watch the presentations as well as interact with the presenters via video and audio feeds.
Graham will join fellow keynote speakers Archie Griffin, two-time Heisman award winner, and Scott Deming, customer service and branding expert, at this year’s Convention.
Kevin Montroy, Founder and CEO of FrontRunner Professional, is pleased to announce that the company’s content writer, Kim Stacey, has been awarded a certification in Grief Counseling by the American Institute of Health Care Professionals.
J. Chandler Altieri, Ed.D., President of the National Association of Colleges of Mortuary Science, announces that Wayne Cavender, CFSP of Dallas, TX has been appointed as the new Executive Director for the organization.