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Every segment of the business world has a small group of change-agents who stand out from their peers for their innovation and willingness to adapt and change along with the needs of their clients. The funeral industry (which serves nearly seven thousand family each day across North America) is no different from other sectors of the economy in this respect
Foundation Partners Group, LLC, a leading owner and operator of funeral homes and cemeteries in the U.S., today appointed Brad Rex, an 18-year veteran of the hospitality industry, as president and CEO.
The Kansas City, Missouri, City Council is looking at a plan to curb picketing at funerals within the city limits. According to the Kansas City Star, the proposed ordinance will be identical to a Manchester, Missouri, ordinance that was deemed to be constitutional by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Scientific American says it well: “Modern western-world burial practices are arguably absurd, all things considered: We pack our dearly departed with synthetic preservatives and encase them in impenetrable coffins meant to defy the natural forces of decomposition that have been turning ashes to ashes and dust to dust for eons.”
Shut down Funeral Home! Morris Carruth’s Body Missing! Guess you could call this an Ethical Problem?
As a funeral professional – it doesn’t get much worse than this! Advanced Care Funeral and Cremation (Sacramento, CA) handled the service and remains of Morris Carruth who died of a heart attack on August 9th. Now two months has past and the family is still wondering where the body remains are? Meanwhile, the funeral home has closed shop
The Funeral Service Foundation recognized nine donors who completed their pledge commitments in 2012 at the foundation’s Donor Reception held in Charlotte, N.C., in conjunction with the NFDA International Convention & Expo. The following firms completed their pledges in 2012
NorthStone Country Club, located just outside Charlotte, N.C., hosted 125 golfers for a day of golf in spite of an early morning thunderstorm. The 2012 Golf Classic, held on October 7 in conjunction with the NFDA International Convention & Expo, raised money for the Funeral Service Foundation’s mission of supporting career and professional development in funeral service, the advancement of funeral service and allied professions, public awareness and education, and the improvement of children’s lives.
It’s Halloween! It’s time for trick-or-treaters, Halloween candy stomach aches, brains in a bag, drive-thru funerals… you know, the usual. I’ve saved all the disturbing funeral service trends I’ve discovered online just for Halloween. Because really, what’s scarier than Walmart caskets and cheesy funeral home advertising?
M Memorial Services launched a 45 day crowdfunding campaign Tuesday on SoFund.Us, the first and only crowdfunding platform focused on the funeral profession. M Memorial Services will provide a very unique service to both funeral directors and the families they work with.