Seemingly everyone is playing Pokémon GO. If you’re not already playing it yourself, you’ve no doubt heard about it. It’s not an exaggeration to say that the new mobile and augmented reality game from Niantic Labs and The Pokémon Company is having an enormous impact on people’s daily routines – and this has opened new doors for funeral homes and cemeteries!
Here is a How-To-Guide for Funeral Homes and Cemeteries to take full advantage of the Pokemon GO craze!
Pokestops can be located anywhere. From my experience, their locations in the game usually correspond to the real-life location of a statue, a store, or a plaque. But some players have found out that there’s another place where you can find Pokestops: gravestones.
What happens when it comes to grief? Do the rules for social niceties apply when someone has lost a loved one? What about for those on the other side, on the receiving end of grief posts? How should they respond?
Here are a couple considerations for when it comes to grieving online.
The Cremation Association of North America, in cooperation with Kates-Boylston Publications, will hold a Crematory Operations Certification Program on Dec. 6, 2016, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans.
Over 1.65 billion people in the world have active Facebook accounts, and over 1 billion users log into Facebook each day. Yes, every FREAKING day! This represents a huge audience for businesses who are building relationships on Facebook. Because of this, it is wise for every business to review these tips for effectively marketing on the social media platform:
After 10 years, he arrived at Peugeot and got to make the cool stuff — the “cars of the future,” those conceptual designs that draw crowds at trade shows. It was, he felt, the pinnacle of his career. “After that, I thought, Where next?” he says. Then he remembered the caskets. He googled the phrase “modern casket,” and nothing came up. Bingo.
NFDA Policy Board Elects Jack Mitchell, Butch Mulhearn and Terry Reardon to Serve on Board of Directors
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Policy Board met on July 9 in Las Vegas, Nev., and elected John O. “Jack” Mitchell IV, CFSP, CCO; Peter G. “Butch” Mulhearn Jr.; and Terry Reardon, CCO, to serve as at-large representatives on the association’s Board of Directors.
Texas intends to require aborted fetuses to be buried or cremated come September, adding new abortion regulations after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state’s restrictive clinic laws.
Neptune Society refocuses on service to provide families across the nation with affordable cremation services from a trusted provider. By utilizing new technologies and embracing the classic ideal that every family deserves quality care and attention throughout the cremation process, Neptune Society is better able to service families of all kinds.
The Funeral Service Foundation is now accepting online academic scholarship applications at FuneralServiceFoundation.org. The annual awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 per scholarship, and are intended for the fall term.