American Coach Sales will proudly exhibit the upgraded Mercedes Benz Sprinter at the 2014 NFDA show. The MB Sprinter has been redesigned to be safer and more economical, environmentally friendly as well as more attractive than ever.
Alan Creedy, chief strategist at Creedy & Company, announced the latest in his Blue Ocean Tour series of highly participatory workshops for Death Care practitioners. This two day summit, intended for those seeking a new and better approach to running a funeral home in today’s complex world, will be held October 28 – 30 in Arizona.
So last week as I was leading a procession from the funeral home to the cemetery, I took notice of some of the thoughts that went through my head during the journey. So now I’m going to share with you all the top 5 thoughts I have when I lead a funeral procession.
Twitter said on Tuesday it will remove images of deceased individuals at the request of family members, a move that comes a week after Robin Williams’s daughter said she is quitting the platform after being sent disturbing photo-shopped images of her father’s death.
2014 NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Awards: Funeral Homes Honored for Excellence in Service to Families and Communities
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is pleased to announce that 151 funeral homes have earned the 2014 Pursuit of Excellence Award. The Award is presented by NFDAannually to firms that have demonstrated a commitment to raising the bar on funeral service excellence by adhering to strict ethical and professional standards and providing outstanding service to families and communities.
1) Not traveling when you had the chance. Traveling gets harder as you get older, as more people depend on your presence, day-to-day…
My Facebook page is starting to see timeline activity related to the #IceBucketChallenge. Why me? My father died from ALS on February 27, 2014, at the age of 63. Surely everyone knows by now that this is the push to raise awareness of what ALS is (do you know what ALS stands for?) and to raise money to fund research to move this disease into a state of real life-extending progress.
Welcome to the first installment of our new Friday Finds: Funeral Industry Blog Roundup series, where we’ll be sharing the “best of the best” funeral profession blog posts found across the web. Hope you enjoy the collection of articles!
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) has released a Spanish-language translation of the popular “Art of Facial Reconstruction” (“El Arte del Reconstrucción Facial”) textbook by Gary Sokoll. This is the second Spanish-language translation of a technical skills textbook that NFDA has published
In 1985, the Cremation Association of North America conducted an urn-capacity study, the results of which suggested that the average volume of cremated remains for an adult was 200 cubic inches. In response, many urn companies re-created their styles to meet the new industry standard.