Perfect Memorials, the leading online retailer of premium quality memorial products has introduced a Premium Jewelry Series to their ever-growing list of unique memorials. “This summer has been a very successful and eventful one for us and we are once again very excited to introduce a new group of products to our ever expanding line of cremation jewelry,” says Shawn O’Brien, Product Specialist at Perfect Memorials.
Succession Planning Associates owners Alan Creedy and Bill McQueen are pleased to announce that each has earned the Business Enterprise Institute (BEI) Certified Exit Planner (CExP™) designation for Exit Planning. The BEI CExP designation sets the standard for Exit Planning certification. Achieving the designation requires stringent training, rigorous testing, and in-depth Exit Plan Creation coursework.
With the largest event in funeral service just a short drive away, Aurora Casket Company is offering a unique immersion experience to attendees of the 134th Annual National Funeral Directors Convention and Exposition in Indianapolis. On Wednesday, October 21, Aurora will offer complimentary roundtrip transportation to its headquarters location to provide tours of its manufacturing facility and Solutions Showroom.
FrontRunner Professional has been nominated again this year as one of five finalists for the 2015 National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Innovation Award. The award will be presented by the NFDA at their annual Convention & Expo this October in Indianapolis.
Over the smell of coffee and freshly baked tarts, she was going to advise a client on how best to host a special event at her home, helping coordinate everything from the logistics of the ceremony, to how to dress the guest of honor. People might cry, they might laugh, and all attention would be on the person of the hour—only that person would never see, hear, or enjoy the festivities, because they would be dead.
After punching in, you check the voicemail. People can be impatient. Typing my first death notice of the day, I called the first two voicemails back and offered my slow-spoken, thoroughly memorized instructions. One guy asked about a discount for Masons because not only was the deceased a Mason, but he was a Mason, too. There were no discounts for Masons, or anybody else. Everybody paid the same rate per line to run their death in the dailies. Even more on Sundays.
Writing an obituary is an honour and one to be undertaken with reverence, but it is also a chance for the deceased to speak one last time and to be remembered forever. If you have to write an obit, look for small details from the deceased’s life. Ask their colleges, teammates, spouse, and children about what they will treasure and keep alive in their memories.
Great leaders are the driving force behind every successful professional association, and CANA’s progressive, forward-thinking momentum is sure to continue with the installation of its new board. During the 97th Annual Convention, July 29-August 1, 2015, at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina, CANA’s membership elected three new directors, while several other board members advanced into new officer positions.
As a business, you want your Facebook fans and readers to engage with the content you post. When people engage, they indicate they are warming up to your brand, and that they think others will appreciate what you have posted. So your goal, your target, should be to get as many Likes, Comments, and Shares as possible.
BeRemembered.com recently selected DISRUPT Media to manage its social media strategy and content management. Using their proprietary FUNERAL Social Design Process, DISRUPT Media is helping Aurora Casket’s BeRemembered.com social networking service to use social media platforms to engage more fully with families that participate in BeRemembered.com.