Allan Brand and Arthur Middleton have spent months combining a cast iron casket with a souped-up engine from an old Rover. They now hope their “Grim Ripper” car can set a new Guinness World Record for the fastest motorised coffin.
Seeking a way to help differentiate itself from other funeral homes in the area, Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home has selected DISRUPT Media to coordinate its social media strategy and content management. Using their proprietary FUNERAL Social Design Process, DISRUPT Media is helping Vander Plaat-Vermeulen to not only raise awareness for the firm, but to help distinguish the funeral home from the other firms in New Jersey that have the word, Vander-Plaat, in their name.
FrontRunner Set to Officially Launch Wyland TributeArt at the 2016 ICCFA Convention & Expo in New Orleans
TributeArt Inc will launch an exclusive line of fine art bronze Tribute Sculptures by world-renowned marine life artist Wyland at the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) annual convention, April 13-16, in New Orleans. The new line of finely crafted, individually made memorials embody the timeless spirit of Wyland’s majestic marine life with the same attention to detail and soaring quality of the artist’s finest gallery works.
What happens to you after death? We expect that our loved ones will grieve, someone will say consoling words to our family and friends, and perhaps there will be a party with fond toasts to our memory. But what becomes of our remains?
Many Facebook profiles announce their owners have passed; they are “memorialised”. The profile is emblazoned with the word “remembering”, and they stop appearing in public spaces, like People You May Know or birthday reminders.
But not all Facebook users who have passed away are memorialised.
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.