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Jan Smith to Serve on National Funeral Directors Association Spokesperson Team

December 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Jan Smith to Serve on National Funeral Directors Association Spokesperson Team

INDIANAPOLIS - Flanner Buchanan announced today that Jan Smith, CFSP, of Flanner Buchanan has been appointed to the 2017-2018 National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Spokesperson Team.   Members of the NFDA Spokesperson Team are called upon to speak on behalf [...]

ASD’s Suicide Telephone Operator Patch (S.T.O.P) System Recognized With 2017 NFDA Innovation Award

December 8th, 2017|Comments Off on ASD’s Suicide Telephone Operator Patch (S.T.O.P) System Recognized With 2017 NFDA Innovation Award

Boston, MA—On Monday, October 29, ASD – Answering Service for Directors was named the winner of the National Funeral Directors Association’s 2017 Innovation Award. The company was recognized for its Suicide Telephone Operator Patch (S.T.O.P) System, a feature that was [...]

IMSA and ICCFA Reaffirm Alliance to Advance Industry Knowledge

December 8th, 2017|Comments Off on IMSA and ICCFA Reaffirm Alliance to Advance Industry Knowledge

BROOKLYN, NY – The International Memorialization Supply Association (IMSA) and the International Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Association (ICCFA) recently met to identify areas where the two funeral industry associations will work together to further common goals.  With a key objective [...]

Terrybear Introduces New Cremation Jewelry – Pillar, Hourglass, and Cylinder

December 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Terrybear Introduces New Cremation Jewelry – Pillar, Hourglass, and Cylinder

PAUL, MINN. – Terrybear Urns & Memorials is excited to announce its new Memory of a Lifetime® jewelry. Families can choose from four designs which include: Pillar, with three cubic zirconia accents; Hourglass, that features two bands of cubic zirconia [...]

CFSA ELECTS 2017-18 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

December 1st, 2017|Comments Off on CFSA ELECTS 2017-18 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

LAKE BLUFF, ILLINOIS — The Casket & Funeral Supply Association of America (CFSA) is pleased to announce its 2017-18 Board of Directors and Officers. At the association’s Fall Conference & Trade Show in Indianapolis, Indiana, on November 14, 2017, CFSA [...]

Whip It Media Announces Acquisition of Kates-Boylston Publications

November 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Whip It Media Announces Acquisition of Kates-Boylston Publications

Whip It Media proudly announces the recent acquisition of Kates-Boylston Publications as a new subsidiary of its growing media portfolio.   The acquisition will add to Whip It Media’s current product offerings and allow Kates-Boylston, the publisher of American Funeral [...]

CFSA HOLDS SUCCESSFUL FALL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW

November 30th, 2017|Comments Off on CFSA HOLDS SUCCESSFUL FALL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW

LAKE BLUFF, IL - The Casket & Funeral Supply Association of America (CFSA) held its annual Fall Conference & Trade Show at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana, on November 13-14, 2017. Nearly 250 representatives from the funeral supply industry [...]

Foundation Partners Adds Jason Widing to Business Development Team

November 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Foundation Partners Adds Jason Widing to Business Development Team

Industry Veteran Appointed  Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, announced this week that Jason Widing has joined the firm as Vice President, Business Development. “Jason has been [...]

Bogati Urn Company Provides Thought Leadership on Urn Sales in Funeral Industry

November 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Bogati Urn Company Provides Thought Leadership on Urn Sales in Funeral Industry

SARASOTA, FL (November 17, 2017) – Bogati Urn Company used to sell its ever-growing line of urns direct to consumer as so many other urn “wholesalers” still do today. In order to eliminate the competitive landscape this was creating with [...]

New Memorials Direct Introduces Their New Personalized Stainless Steel Leather Bracelet

November 17th, 2017|Comments Off on New Memorials Direct Introduces Their New Personalized Stainless Steel Leather Bracelet

This new bracelet features a timeless, clean look appropriate for both men and women. It can be personalized with any type of print engraving, whether it be a fingerprint, handprint, or footprint etc. Custom signatures can also be accommodated alongside [...]

Cooperative Funeral Fund Inc. (CFF) Celebrates 28 Years Aboard Odyssey Cruise

November 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Cooperative Funeral Fund Inc. (CFF) Celebrates 28 Years Aboard Odyssey Cruise

Madison, CT - Established in July of 1989, Cooperative Funeral Fund Inc. (CFF) assists over 1,000 funeral home and cemetery clients nationwide to manage the investment, accounting, compliance and payout of their preneed and cemetery care funds.  This year CFF [...]

Passare® Releases Advanced Preneed Integration with Funeral Directors Life

November 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Passare® Releases Advanced Preneed Integration with Funeral Directors Life

Passare, Inc. recently released an advanced integration with Funeral Directors Life Insurance Company, offering the funeral industry’s only integration between a preneed company and an at-need funeral administration system.   “This integration with Funeral Directors Life is one way we [...]

Justin Baxley Joins Homesteaders Life Company

November 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Justin Baxley Joins Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company Vice President of Strategic Markets Will Bischoff announced today that Justin Baxley is joining the nation’s leading pre-need company as Director of Strategic Markets. Baxley will assume his new role on January [...]

Security National Life and the Travel Plan by Inman

November 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Security National Life and the Travel Plan by Inman

Security National Life Insurance Company (SNL,) a leader in the Preneed Insurance industry, has chosen the Travel Plan by Inman as their travel plan provider.  “We only offer products that align with our own high standards for customer service and [...]

Osiris Announces Plans to Offer Everdays to all of its Homes for Free

November 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Osiris Announces Plans to Offer Everdays to all of its Homes for Free

New partnership will deliver new standard in funeral announcements at no cost to more than 600 companies. Detroit, MI — Everdays and Osiris announced today the launch of a new partnership that will bring all the functionality of the Everdays [...]