Issue Features

Company Spotlights

Homesteaders Life Co.

Homesteaders Life Insurance…(Read More)

The Domani Group

The Domani Group …(Read More)

Thacker Caskets

Thacker Caskets is the industry’s leading…(Read More)

Industry Alerts

New Book by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Offer Healing for Anticipatory Grief

September 29th, 2020|Comments Off on New Book by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Offer Healing for Anticipatory Grief

Companion Press announces the publications of a new book by renowned grief educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt. Entitled Expected Loss: Coping with Anticipatory, it will be available through Companion Press 10/1/2020. We don’t only experience grief after a loss—we often experience [...]

Frigid Fluid Announces New product – The Frigid Embalming Machine

September 28th, 2020|Comments Off on Frigid Fluid Announces New product – The Frigid Embalming Machine

It has been nearly two years since we set out to create an embalming machine, one that we believed to be worthy of bearing the Frigid Fluid brand name. The mantra here at Frigid is #EmbalmBetter and it keeps us [...]

Clark Legacy Center Joins Foundation Partners Group

September 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Clark Legacy Center Joins Foundation Partners Group

Foundation Partners Group, a leading provider of innovative funeral and cemetery experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Clark Legacy Center in Central Kentucky. The acquisition adds three new locations in Nicholasville, Frankfort, and Versailles, KY to the Foundation [...]

Día de los Muertos at Forest Lawn Goes Virtual

September 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Día de los Muertos at Forest Lawn Goes Virtual

 Authentic streaming celebration with live performances brings 2020 Day of the Dead event direct to viewers Sunday, November 1, 2020, 12:00–2:00 PM via Facebook Live Forest Lawn will continue its tradition of bringing authentic Día de los Muertos (Day of [...]

One Step Closer: Senate Committee Includes BRAVE Act in Veterans Benefits Package

September 24th, 2020|Comments Off on One Step Closer: Senate Committee Includes BRAVE Act in Veterans Benefits Package

Late yesterday, the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee announced the Burial Rights for America’s Veteran Efforts (BRAVE) Act (H.R. 497/S. 597) has been included in the Veterans Benefits Enhancement and Expansion Act of 2020 (S. 4511/H.R. 9752). Passage of this benefits [...]

Remembering A Life Public Service Announcements Earn National Award

September 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Remembering A Life Public Service Announcements Earn National Award

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) was recently honored by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) with a Silver Award in the Power of A Awards for its public service announcements (PSAs). Created to educate families about the importance [...]

Messenger Honors Top Sales Representatives for 2019 Achievements

September 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Messenger Honors Top Sales Representatives for 2019 Achievements

Messenger, the leading provider in funeral stationery, personalization solutions and insurance funding, recently recognized its sales representatives with achievement awards through a virtual event held September 21, 2020. The Director’s Movers and Shakers Award is presented to the sales representative [...]

New Book by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Offers Help for Loneliness

September 21st, 2020|Comments Off on New Book by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Offers Help for Loneliness

Companion Press announces the publications of a new book by renowned grief educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt. The book, entitled If You’re Lonely: Finding Your Way, will be available through Companion Press 10/1/2020. Ironically, if you’re lonely, you aren’t alone. People [...]

Rannko Online Reputation Announces Major Enhancements to their Review and Reputation Software

September 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Rannko Online Reputation Announces Major Enhancements to their Review and Reputation Software

Fall updates include launch of a new app and review aggregation functionality. Rannko Online Reputation Management (www.rannko.com), the most affordable digital reputation management software suite that helps local businesses like funeral homes control their online presence, has announced several key [...]

Cana Elects New Directors

September 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Cana Elects New Directors

CANA’s Board of Directors has elected W. Scott Smith of Texas into the role of President. Scott is the CEO/President of All Texas Cremation. He is involved in every aspect of the funeral industry and was appointed by Governor Perry [...]

Announcing the 4th Annual Before I Die New Mexico Virtual Festival

September 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Announcing the 4th Annual Before I Die New Mexico Virtual Festival

Online Pandemic-Safe Events Taking Place at www.BeforeIDieNM.com. Like many other in-person events impacted by the pandemic, the 4th annual Before I Die New Mexico Festival is going online as a virtual, safe experience. The four days of death-positive conversations and [...]

Funeral Service Foundation Now Accepting Applications for NFDA Virtual Convention & Expo Scholarships, Academic Scholarships and Career Development Awards

September 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Funeral Service Foundation Now Accepting Applications for NFDA Virtual Convention & Expo Scholarships, Academic Scholarships and Career Development Awards

The Funeral Service Foundation is now accepting applications and submissions for NFDA Virtual International Convention & Expo scholarships, academic scholarships and Career Development Awards. NFDA Virtual NFDA International Convention & Expo Scholarships The Funeral Service Foundation is awarding up to [...]

Homesteaders Life Company Named Top Workplace

September 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Homesteaders Life Company Named Top Workplace

Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, has been named a Top Iowa Workplace for the sixth consecutive year. “During these unprecedented times, I’m proud to say that Homesteaders is still a great place to work,” said [...]

CFSA Postpones Fall Conference & Trade Show due to COVID

September 15th, 2020|Comments Off on CFSA Postpones Fall Conference & Trade Show due to COVID

November event will be held in April 2021 due to public health concerns. The Casket and Funeral Supply Association of America has made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s Conference & Trade Show due to health and safety concerns [...]

Keeper is Paying It Forward with Free Offering to Last Responders

September 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Keeper is Paying It Forward with Free Offering to Last Responders

Digital memorialization solutions provider, Keeper, is paying it forward to last responders by offering their product suite at no cost until October 30th, 2020. Keeper is offering a limited time promotion that includes a no-cost setup fee, staff success training, [...]