Under current Arizona law, in order to receive a cremationist license, a person must complete a crematory operator’s certificate course, submit a fingerprint card for a background check, have a good moral character, and pay an annual fee of $85 to the Arizona Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers.
Carney had missed out on attending Super Bowls XXXII and XXXIII, so after he won the chance to buy tickets to Super Bowl 50, he decided there was no way he was going to miss out on the opportunity to go to the game.
The 73-year-old didn’t make it to the game though. A few hours after he got off the plane on Feb. 5 in California, Carney suffered a pulmonary embolism that ended his life.
In the funeral profession, it’s all about “the way things have always been done”. But what if you stepped outside of the box, and looked at your business (and yourself) in a new light? Maybe you’d find that the way it’s always been done may not be the right way… maybe there could be a BETTER way to run your funeral business.
In this episode Ryan talks about Facebook’s global rollout of Reactions and what it means for funeral homes, the ways he dresses and what comes after Facebook for funeral home marketing.
The concept of a funeral procession feels timeless, one of those customs so ingrained in how we do things that we seldom question its origins or purpose.
There are 701 new winter coats on Cincinnati-area streets this winter.
“Since 2011, we’ve been raising money for, purchasing and donating brand new winter coats, hats and gloves to Cincinnati- area families,” said Poul Lemasters, owner of Lemasters, a consultng firm, based in Cincinnati.
In this episode I talk about gender bias in the funeral profession, clear up some confusion about Facebook Live and talk about Funeral Suppliers in the Stop Being Stupid segment! #SBS – Don’t forget to answer our ‘Would You Rather’ question in the comments
Perhaps it’s unfair that those of us who work in the funeral profession have a bit of an uphill battle in dispelling the unearned negative impressions the public may have formed about us. Death is a fact of life, and it takes a special person and a special team to show honor to those who have passed while comforting and serving the family and friends of the deceased. If you could convince John Q. Public to spend time with you and your staff at your facility you could reveal how wonderfully human, compassionate, professional, and fun you really are.
The new Facebook reactions are finally here — which means you can respond to someone’s status with Love, Haha, Wow, Sad and Angry in addition to the familiar, original Like. If you’re not seeing those options in your News Feed yet, though, we’re here to help.
The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association is extending a special “Buy One, Bring One Free” offer to attract new attendees to the ICCFA 2016 Convention & Exposition, April 13-16 in New Orleans, Louisiana. For anyone who signs up as a regular attendee, he/she may bring a first-time attendee free of charge (registration must be of equal or lesser value