Funeral Industry Press Releases
The ICCFA is pleased to present its members and meeting attendees with a smartphone application that allows you to have the ICCFA available at your fingertips 24/7/365.
The ICCFA app primarily contains “guidebooks” built around the association’s four large annual conferences
Great leaders are the driving force behind every successful professional association. CANA is proud to announce that the progressive, forward-thinking tradition of its governance continues unabated with the latest board installation. During its 96th Annual Convention, August 6-9, 2014, at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, CANA’s membership elected two new directors to the CANA Board.
assare, Inc., a trusted and relevant source for End-of-Life planning and management, today announced strong consumer interest and momentum stemming from its new Expert Partner Interview Series, which kicked off in July. Featuring insightful interviews with End-of-Life (EOL) subject matter experts on a range of relevant topics, the series launched with the first three interviews featured on Passare.com
Homesteaders Life Company President-CEO Steve Lang announced today that veteran industry leader Steve Shaffer will become the company’s Chief Operating Officer effective October 1. A thorough search commenced when Lang vacated that position upon succeeding Graham Cook as Homesteaders’ CEO on March 1 of this year.
Update: ICCFA University Achieves Near-Record Attendance; Winter And Ehlert Selected As Valedictorians; Heffner’s Term Expires
The 2014 session of ICCFA University, held July 18-23 at the University of Memphis, experienced one of its largest enrollment rates ever with 193 paid attendees.
Passare, Inc., a trusted and relevant source for End-of-Life planning and management, today announced the company has developed and published a comprehensive resource on long-term care titled “Long-Term Care Options and Planning.” This is a recent eBook in Passare’s ongoing series, which aims to help readers explore options, understand the process and ultimately plan for End-of-Life management.
ICCFA University Achieves Near-Record Attendance; Winter And Ehlert Selected As Valedictorians; Heffner’S Term Expires
The 2014 session of ICCFA University, held July 18-23 at the University of Memphis, experienced one of its largest enrollment rates ever with 182 paid attendees. ICCFA University is considered the flagship educational conference that the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association holds annually.
With the launch of The Remembrance Store, FuneralTech will be introducing the industries first vendor database that allows your favorite suppliers to load their products and services, so that you can add your own personal Remembrance Store to your website.
Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company has expanded the availability of its new product feature Security Option Plus, which can help reduce the amount and frequency of shortfalls on insurance-funded prearranged funerals. Security Option Plus is now available in a total of 30 states and the District of Columbia.
“We are pleased to offer the additional protection of Security Option Plus to an even greater number of our funeral home customers and the families they serve,” said President-CEO Steve Lang. “Security Option Plus can help funeral home owners more confidently guarantee the coverage of prearranged funeral expenses.”
Available exclusively from Homesteaders, Security Option Plus increases the initial face amount of the insurance policy. Policy growth is applied to the increased face amount, providing further protection for the funeral home and allowing it to continue to offer valuable guaranteed protection to families.
DNA Memorial has developed a proprietary process of extracting DNA from non-invasive mouth swab or hair samples and binding the DNA to silica which can be stored at room temperature indefinitely.