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Training by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Prepares Funeral Directors to Educate Families and Communities About the Value of Funerals

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Training by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Prepares Funeral Directors to Educate Families and Communities About the Value of Funerals

Fort Collins, CO - The Center for Loss and Life Transition announces an upcoming training session for funeral directors: June 18-20, 2018 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Entitled “Opening Your Community’s Eyes to WHY We Need Funerals,” the three-day workshops, facilitated [...]

Terrybear Introduces New Cremation Jewelry – Themed Pendants

July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Terrybear Introduces New Cremation Jewelry – Themed Pendants

St. Paul, MN – Terrybear Urns & Memorials is excited to announce the launch of its new Memory of a Lifetime® jewelry. The collection is made with 316 stainless steel and is available in 14k gold plated (bronze) or stainless [...]

Funeral Home Owner Daryl R. Berry Wins June Sich Casket Giveaway

July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Funeral Home Owner Daryl R. Berry Wins June Sich Casket Giveaway

Intrigued by imported caskets with rising domestic casket costs. Sich Casket has announced the winner of their monthly “Year of the Funeral Director” casket giveaway for June. The winner, Daryl R. Berry is the owner, funeral director and embalmer of [...]

Thacker Caskets Honors Bucky Stevens as 2016 Salesperson of the Year at National Sales Meeting

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Thacker Caskets Honors Bucky Stevens as 2016 Salesperson of the Year at National Sales Meeting

CLINTON, MD – From July 10th through July 13th, Thacker Caskets held its 2017 National Sales Meeting in Frederick, Maryland. During the meeting, Thacker honored various Sales Consultants, but awarded its Virginia Sales Consultant, Bucky Stevens, 2016 Salesperson of the [...]

SIMPLICITY: Low Country Cremation and Burial Services Opens Second Location

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on SIMPLICITY: Low Country Cremation and Burial Services Opens Second Location

Business Joins Original Location in North Charleston to Better Serve Lowcountry Families Summerville, SC – SIMPLICITY: Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services Inc., the area’s premier value-oriented alternative to the high cost of traditional funeral homes, has announced the opening of [...]

Heritage Memorial Funding Introduces New Account Representative

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Heritage Memorial Funding Introduces New Account Representative

Shannon Ivy joins Heritage team as account representative TUPELO, MISS. --- Heritage Memorial Funding is pleased to announce the addition of Shannon Ivy as account representative in customer service. A licensed insurance agent, Ivy brings seven years of experience in [...]

Master the Future of Funeral Home Marketing

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Master the Future of Funeral Home Marketing

Social Media Guide Shows How to Master Facebook and More   WALL, N.J. – The future of funeral home marketing is with inexpensive but highly effective social media campaigns. But few business owners know how to get the most out [...]

Daniel J. Enea Funeral and Cremation Care Proudly Introduces Therapy Dog Buddy

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Daniel J. Enea Funeral and Cremation Care Proudly Introduces Therapy Dog Buddy

Herkimer, NY - Daniel J. Enea Funeral and Cremation Care, 5860 State Route 5, between Herkimer and Little Falls, www.danieleneafuneralhome.com, proudly introduces "Buddy", a trained therapy dog who will be comforting grieving families. Carolyn Fletcher of Danube, NY is Buddy's [...]

Bass-Mollett Introduces New, 2017 Catalog

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Bass-Mollett Introduces New, 2017 Catalog

Greenville, IL, USA- Bass-Mollett Publishers, has announced the release of its 2017 full line catalog. This new, 416-page 3-ring binder illustrates the increasing breadth and depth of the Bass-Mollett product lines and their commitment to outstanding quality, innovation and exceeding [...]

Passare Names Mike Moffitt as Director of Sales

July 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Passare Names Mike Moffitt as Director of Sales

Abilene, TX – Passare®, the funeral industry’s only cloud-based funeral arrangement and collaboration software, recently announced the addition of Mike Moffitt as Director of Sales for Passare. “We are pleased to welcome Mike to the Passare family,” said Jay Thomas, Passare [...]

Funeral Directors Life Names Rex Miley Market Center Manager

July 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Funeral Directors Life Names Rex Miley Market Center Manager

Abilene, TX -- Funeral Directors Life is pleased to announce that Rex Miley has rejoined the company as Market Center Manager for Mississippi after retiring last year. “Rex is a great friend of our company and we are pleased to [...]

Batesville Sponsors Keynote Dr. Kathleen Hall at 80th Annual NFDMA Exposition

July 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Batesville Sponsors Keynote Dr. Kathleen Hall at 80th Annual NFDMA Exposition

Hall teaches how to reduce the effects of stress in our personal and professional lives BATESVILLE, Ind. – Batesville, the leading provider of high quality products and profit-enhancing solutions to today’s death care professionals, is proud to welcome Dr. Kathleen [...]

Pierce Chemical Launches New E-Commerce Website

July 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Pierce Chemical Launches New E-Commerce Website

BROADVIEW, IL – Pierce Chemical is happy to announce the launch of their new e-commerce website www.piercedirect.com, where funeral professionals can browse and order Pierce products 24/7/365. PierceDirect is a vast improvement over the prior online ordering section on piercechemical.com [...]

Terrybear Introduces Single and Companion Modern Urns

July 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Terrybear Introduces Single and Companion Modern Urns

St. Paul, MN – Terrybear Urns & Memorials is pleased to announce its new Modern Urn featuring a single and dual-capacity companion version. These products are designed with beautiful contrasting bamboo highlights and accommodate most standard return containers. The sliding [...]

Another Successful Iowa Funeral Directors Association Convention

July 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Another Successful Iowa Funeral Directors Association Convention

Over 700 people attended the 2017 Iowa Funeral Directors Association (IFDA) Convention last week in Altoona. This was the second consecutive year that the convention was held in Altoona at Prairie Meadows Hotel & Conference Center. The change in location [...]