Funeral Industry Press Releases
Todd joined the FDLIC team in 2006 as Vice President of Sales. Todd graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor’s degree in Mortuary Science. He is a licensed funeral director, Certified Preneed Counselor and Certified Funeral Service Practitioner as well as a licensed life, accident, and health insurance producer.
One Room Funeral Webcasting is pleased to announce that Linda Jacques has joined the North American team in the role of Account Manager. One Room prides itself not only on the superior quality of the product but also on providing its customers an exceptional experience.
New Year Brings New Winners of Second-Career Scholarship from Selected Independent Funeral Homes Educational Trust
Selected Independent Funeral Homes Educational Trust has announced two new recipients of the Second-Career Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 each. The winners are Elva “Elle” Heiligenstein of Bellevillle, Ill., and Sheila Wilmore-Butler of Bonaire, Ga. The scholarship was created to meet the educational needs of the increasing number of second-career professionals entering independent funeral service seeking positions as funeral directors and future leaders.
Hundreds of Vanessa Collier’s friends and family gathered Saturday at New Hope Ministries, sitting before an open casket that held the woman they loved, when suddenly the minister overseeing her funeral stopped the service.
ICCFA, Colma Education Partner To Offer Live Streaming Video and Recordings Free to Wide World of Sales Conference Attendees
The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association has partnered with Colma Education to offer attendees of the ICCFA Wide World of Sales Conference access to live streaming video and session recordings free of charge.
Addison joined the FDLIC team in 2012 as the first participant in the company’s Leadership Development Academy (LDA), a program designed to grow and develop promising young leaders.
Mortuary Lift Company introduces the Ceiling-less Gantry System – a lightweight, portable lift that eliminates the need for ceiling installation. This “go anywhere” gantry brings convenience, increased productivity and a morale boost to funeral homes.
Wilbert Funeral Services’ Commemorating First Responders Program Helps 114 Fallen First Responder Families In 2014
The families of 114 fallen first responders were served in 2014 by Commemorating First Responders, a philanthropic program of Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. (WFSI) and its Licensees. The program donates burial vaults and urns and a graveside service to first responders who have died in the line of duty.
Passare, Inc., a trusted and relevant source for End of Life planning and management, today announced the release of the company’s “Best of 2014 End of Life Infographics” collection to kick off the new year. Highlighting a wide range of End of Life (EOL) topics, Passare’s Infographics
Kates-Boylston Publications, the publisher of American Funeral Director and American Cemetery & Cremation Magazines and Funeral Service Insider, has named Patti Martin Bartsche its managing editor.