BATESVILLE, IN., Nov. 8, 2016 – Batesville is giving funeral professionals a second chance to take advantage of some of its most popular Education Week informational webinars with its final event of the year, November 14 – 17, 2016. The company is offering encore performances of 7 of the past year’s most highly rated events to help funeral professionals create more meaningful funerals.
Too many times in my almost ten years in funeral service I have listened to families tell me of shocking or disturbing experiences during or at a funeral. The truth is I always assumed it was an exaggeration, but today I am sure most if not all of the stories are true with the exception of the one where the body sits up…maybe.
From the Welcome Party at the former Reading Railroad Terminal Shed to the closing celebration at the Union League, attendees had many opportunities to network and have fun experiencing the sites and sounds of Philly.
PRENEED FUNERAL PROGRAM’S QUINN EAGAN RECOGNIZED FOR LONG-TERM BUSINESS SUCCESS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
President and Founder of Preneed Funeral Program Quinn Eagan has been named one of New Orleans CityBusiness’s 2016 Money Makers. Eagan has worked in the funeral profession for over 30 years and has been a valued Homesteaders partner for more than a decade.
Employees were given severance information that included instructions on how to meet with plant human resources representatives to learn about status of benefits, outplacement services and how to apply for unemployment benefits. The plant will officially close in March of 2017.
As more Americans choose cremation—often dispensing with the need for caskets, burial plots and dreary rituals—the funeral industry is reinventing itself. The goal: stay relevant and avoid a plunge in profit.
The Signature Group announced today that it has acquired Ott & Lee Funeral Homes from the Lee family. Ott & Lee consists of four funeral homes in the greater Jackson, Mississippi area, including Brandon, Morton, Forest and Richland.
Many not in-tune with just how long 108 years is in the sports world, can refer to the ineffable joy of Cubs fans finally released Thursday morning after being bottled up for generations. One story epitomizes what exactly this win means for Chicago fans, even those who aren’t even still walking this Earth.
Amidst the raucous street ceremony, fans turned the outside of the stadium’s right field wall into a memorial to loved ones who died before seeing the Cubs break their championship drought.
This week we share our thoughts and experiences we had at the 2016 NFDA Expo in Philly, Pa.
Freshly returning to the Command Post (East) from #NFDA2016 in Philadelphia, Jeff and Ryan provide an After Action Review of what they saw, didn’t see, and their experience perspective this year.