Funeral Industry Press Releases
2016 may not be the best year to travel internationally this summer with terrorist attacks in Europe and Zika Virus in South America. But it’s a great summer to visit California wine country and San Francisco, the city where Tony Bennett left his heart.
Funeralwise.com invites cemeteries to participate in its 2016 Capture Memorial Day Photo Contest. This photography contest will recognize and reward photographers whose images convey the meaning and emotion associated with Memorial Day in cemeteries across the United States.
Funeral professionals have a new online resource to help them find the information they need to achieve more in their business, their community and their lives. The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) debuted a significantly enhanced website (nfda.org) that makes finding the tools and information needed to succeed easier than ever. Association members will enjoy simplified access to exclusive members-only resources.
Selected Independent Funeral Homes has announced the appointment of new Board Members to lead the world’s largest and oldest association of independently-owned funeral homes. Selected’s Board Member Appointment Committee chose the new Directors who, together with the newly-elected Officers, will be installed later this year at the 98th Annual Meeting, Sept. 14-17 at the Grand Floridian in Orlando, Fla.
FrontRunner announced today the release of its new Exclusive Partner Program (EPP). The program is designed for highly progressive firms that are seeking a single company to offer them the exclusive products, services and technology to give them the unique differentiation in their communities; something that is often non-existent with most website and management vendors.
In alignment with its mission to fund projects and programs that support all of funeral service in building meaningful relationships in the community the Funeral Service Foundation awarded scholarships to 10 women to attend the 2016 NFDA Professional Women’s Conference, which was held April 8-10 in Cape Coral, Fla.
The International Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) is proud to announce this year’s Honorable Mentions for the Exemplary Service Awards. These member firms are being recognized for the outstanding customer service they provided to families during their time of loss.
Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Pierce-Jefferson Funeral and Cremation Service in Kernersville, NC. The firm joins two other FPG funeral homes presently operating in North Carolina
Miller will oversee MKJ’s operations and hundreds of active client projects while expanding on digital marketing services, including website design, online advertising, paid and organic search, email marketing, social media, and blogging.
President / CEO Jason Truesdell adds, “Catherine is an extremely organized individual with a personality that fits so well within funeral service. With Catherine’s willingness to go above and beyond for her customers, we are excited to have her as part of our team. As the company grows, Catherine’s primary role will involve expanding our Partnered Newspaper Program and Honoring a Life tree planting initiatives. It is our firm belief that these two programs will be great stories for our profession and we are excited to see them grow”.