On this weeks episode we interview a company making a HUGE announcement in the funeral funding space. We also talk about digital graveyards and a real-time look at social media caskets sales.
Today kicks off yet another Spring Break Week at our house. I admit, my husband and I take a sliver of pride in our reputation for providing our offspring zero amusement over Spring Break. But this year, through some momentary lapse of judgement or failing sense of family tradition, our oldest son talked us into letting him fly down to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico with a group of kids and their parents from his Senior class.
WILBERT FUNERAL SERVICES HONORED TO PROVIDE BURIAL VAULT AND INTERMENT OF FORMER FIRST LADY NANCY REAGAN
Wilbert Funeral Services in Parsons, Kansas was called upon to provide the Wilbert burial vault and interment of former First Lady Nancy Reagan in her place of rest beside her husband, President Ronald Reagan. The Parsons facility, also the headquarters of Wilbert Memorials, provided the same for President Reagan in 2004 at the request of Service Corporation International (SCI) which arranged the services for both the president and the first lady.
Cremation has always been the ugly duckling of the funeral profession… at least to funeral professionals. Sure, we offer the option to our families, and we happily walk them through any and all questions they may have about the process. But, at the same time, many of us still secretly curse under our breath every time we get a call requesting our cremation prices.
An extraordinary guy deserves an extraordinary funeral … so says the family of Ravens cornerback Tray Walker who ordered up a custom Ravens-themed casket for his final tribute.
Funeral Service Insider invites funeral professionals throughout the United States and Canada to take its annual casket survey.
The Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 Awards of Excellence Gold & Silver Scholarships. The scholarships provide assistance to students about to graduate from mortuary school and enter the funeral profession.
On this episode I answer the questions:
1) Why did you start DISRUPTu!?
2) How to Generate Facebook Leads
3) You Don’t Get R.O.I.
Most of us would assume that funeral directors are always ready for the unavoidable, right? Surely, if you face death everyday, you know your time will come. And, to be good at your job, you have to lead by example.