We are all going to die. It’s true. How many of us have stopped to think about the consequences of our deaths?
Funeral home advertising: maybe not the best art project for children.
In alignment with its mission to fund projects and programs that support all of funeral service in building meaningful relationships in the community the Funeral Service Foundation awarded scholarships to 10 women to attend the 2016 NFDA Professional Women’s Conference, which was held April 8-10 in Cape Coral, Fla.
The International Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) is proud to announce this year’s Honorable Mentions for the Exemplary Service Awards. These member firms are being recognized for the outstanding customer service they provided to families during their time of loss.
Why, you might ask, would a person who works in an embalming room and wears a black suit everyday be considered cool? For starters, because funeral directors aren’t in the embalming room nearly as much, and some of them are even transitioning out of black and embracing brighter colors (which happens to be a metaphor for a much more powerful transformation the profession is experiencing).
You leave the funeral home at 6pm after working for 10 hours. You have to pull over twice on the drive home, once to handle an urgent call from a family and once to answer a call from a solicitor who wants to talk about your funeral home’s Google listing.
As much as we might hate to admit it, taking a break from booze can sometimes be a good idea.
Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Pierce-Jefferson Funeral and Cremation Service in Kernersville, NC. The firm joins two other FPG funeral homes presently operating in North Carolina
Facebook is quietly rolling out a professional services recommendation feature aimed to take on Yelp. If you are unfamiliar with Yelp, it is a web-based service/app where consumers can find, rate, and review local businesses with which they have dealt. Because Facebook users can rate and review businesses, it only makes sense that Facebook would formalize the review and recommendation process by providing a portal in which it can take place.