Community Outreach Made Easy: Order Have the Talk of a Lifetime Conversation Cards for Your Families and Communities Today
Funeral professionals can help bring families closer together to talk about family history, great experiences, lessons learned and how they want to be remembered with new Have the Talk of a Lifetime Conversation Cards created by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). This simple deck of 50 cards, each featuring a simple question a person can ask a loved one to learn more about their lives, is an ideal addition to holiday gatherings – or any time throughout the year.
Imagine the Manhattan Bridge twinkling from underneath with hundreds of small pods filled with decaying biomass – the final resting place of many former New Yorkers, shining like stars in an otherwise dark sky.
There, you might lay flowers near a pod containing the remains of a loved one, until decomposition finishes its course and all that remains is a container to keep as a remembrance.
A common lesson taught in English classes is the different types of major conflicts characters might go through in a story. One of these conflicts is man vs. nature, and for good reason…humanity’s struggles against the elements are as ancient as our first historical records. It is a persistent conflict that every single person can relate to, for there is no way to control or fully predict what Mother Nature might have in store. For business owners, this is a terrifying thought. While it may be true that we cannot influence the forces of nature, there are several ways funeral home owners can both plan for and adapt to major weather events.
Homesteaders Life Co. and Kates-Boylston Publications are teaming up to offer a free webinar on how funeral professionals can improve their pre-need marketing efforts.
The webinar, scheduled for 2 p.m. Eastern Time Dec. 20, will be presented by Kenn Peterson, regional director for Homesteaders.
Tis’ the season for giving thanks. And before we gather around the table to stuff our faces with delicious food, let’s take a moment to honor and celebrate our favorite people in the world: funeral professionals.
Imagine a scenario where a call to a funeral home could actually save a life. It may sound illogical, until you consider the fact that every 12 minutes a person in the United States chooses to commit suicide. When someone is feeling hopeless or alone, there is no telling who they might contact, and in some cases they will reach out to a funeral home.
A federal court on Tuesday blocked implementation of a rule imposed by President Barack Obama’s administration that would have made an estimated 4 million more higher-earning workers across the country eligible for overtime pay starting Dec. 1.
Brookfield, Wis. – For the third consecutive year, the Funeral Service Foundation announced, with gratitude, Service Corporation International’s (SCI) $50,000 major gift. The gift meets the shared commitments of both the Foundation and SCI to support funeral service in building meaningful relationships with the families and the communities it serves.
WILTON, CT — On the busiest shopping weekend of the year, funeral service professionals can take advantage of amazing deals right from the comfort of their own homes or funeral homes. MortuaryMall.com today announced their 7th annual Black Friday sales event, which will offer an incredible, value-packed lineup of great deals. With increased manufacturer participation, there will be even more products offering free shipping or bigger discounts at this year’s event. The event kicks off at 12:00am ET, on Friday, November 25, and runs for 24 hours.