DEERFIELD, Ill. — March 15, 2016 —Selected Independent Funeral Homes has announced the election of new Officers to lead the world’s largest and oldest association of independently-owned funeral homes. Selected’s Board of Directors elected the new Officers who will be installed later this year at the 98th Annual Meeting, Sept. 14-17 at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa at Walt Disney World in Orlando.
Recently, I was at one of my favorite restaurants when I started thinking about why I like that restaurant so much. The food is delicious, but that’s not it; I love the way they take care of me. They know my wife gets chilly, so they seat us away from the door. They point us toward dishes my children will eat. It’s also a place I trust to bring business associates because they treat my guests with the same care.
If I had a nickel for every time someone assumed something hilariously awful about the funeral profession, I’d be swimming in a pool of money with a top shelf margarita in my hand.
Funeral Solutions Group announces the appointment of Jason Truesdell to the role of President / CEO. Jason brings with him extensive experience in the death care technology sector as the former President of FrontRunner Professional.
OGR held its inaugural Young Professionals (YP) event last week and had speakers share on innovation, managing stress, pitching an idea to an employer, and solving challenges in the workplace. Here are three quick takeaways from some of the sessions. OGR will provide a more comprehensive summary in the coming months.
CLINTON, MD – To celebrate the release of their newest solid poplar casket, the Aspen, Thacker is offering a free cremation box bundle of five with first time purchase. Crafted by hand in North America, the Aspen features a beige eyelet interior, umber gloss finish, swing-bar hardware and a beautifully detailed wood inlay. Designed to appeal for both a feminine and masculine audience, the delicacy of the inlay provides an essence of elegance while the beige interior and warm gloss finish magnify a handsome sophistication.
Some people celebrate National Pi Day with 3.14, but others are celebrating with PIE! Here is McDougald Funeral Home having a blast celebrating this holiday and serving their community!
This photo was grabbed from the nationally televised funeral of past first lady Nancy Reagan. The uprise has been around how the casket isn’t anywhere near being center – look at it, it’s not even close. So, the question we want to ask is does it really matter?
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Qeepr is excited to announce the latest edition of #TalkDeath: Episode 3: Bodies & Forensic Science! Bodies after death, bodies on television, decomposing bodies and bodies under the scalpel. Bodies are all equally beautiful, intriguing and completely kept under wraps.
Preneed Funeral Program Recognized for Achievement in Sales, Reaches $3 billion in Total Preneed Contracts
Panama City, Panama – Preneed Funeral Program (PFP) received top honors for their production of over $104 million in preneed contracts for the 2015 year and was honored at the annual Homesteaders Leaders Conference given by Homesteaders Life Company.