MBNA News Articles

New Memorial Financing Program

One of the reasons cited for choosing cremation instead of traditional burial is the ever growing cost of items like the monument.  Offering a convenient affordable monthly installment to customers has never been an easily available option for our industry…until now.

Monument Builders of North America is proud to announce our latest offering in partnership with Time Investment Company, Inc. (TIC).  TIC is a family owned and operated lender providing exceptional customer service and a reliable source of funding to each of their dealers.  They have made quality products more affordable to consumers since 1982, and are proud to offer funding of memorial purchases nationwide.

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You Can Make an Impact

You Can Make an Impact

Planning has begun for when next year’s leaders are installed at the 2018 MBUniversity Conference.  As part of its recent strategic planning sessions, the association leadership has identified Four Pillars of Leadership to guide us to continued success.  We want YOU to be a part of MBNA’s evolution.  The Four Pillars of Leadership, led by the four Vice Presidents of MBNA, will consist of Membership Care & Engagement, Member Education, Marketing & Communications, and Advocacy Efforts.  Instead of having committees for committee’s sake, the vice presidents will be given the power to gather peers or form focus groups to solve problems or facilitate programs as needed.

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Selected Independent Funeral Homes Celebrates 100 Years

Selected Independent Funeral Homes Celebrates 100 Years

and Hosts 99th Annual Meeting in Chicago

 

Contact: Patty Neuswanger

Phone: 224.619.3615 | Email

 

Deerfield, Ill. -August 9, 2017-Selected Independent Funeral Homes will host its 99th Annual Meeting at Radisson Blu Aqua in Chicago, Sept. 10-13, 2017. This year also represents a significant milestone year as it marks the 100th anniversary of the association.

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Have the Talk of a Lifetime Month is Coming!

 

Have the Talk of a Lifetime Month: Time for Family, Time for Talk is just a few months away! It’s not too early to think about events you want to hold in November. Last year we had great participation. Many funeral professionals held local events which drew in people from their local communities. It’s a fantastic opportunity to engage with your community. 

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Save Money with the 2017-2018 Coupon Book!

Membership in MBNA is a long term investment. Benefits like education, networking and legislative monitoring don’t show immediate dividends like other benefit programs do. Many members are looking for one thing...ROI, Return on Investment.

MBNA’s Annual Coupon Booklet is the fastest way for you to see a concrete ROI. Each year, MBNA solicits members of the Manufacturer & Wholesaler Division and the Supplier/Bronze Division for coupon offers with a target value of $100. Without fail, the industry’s top suppliers offer incredible discounts on their goods and services to loyal MBNA members who renew their membership and new members who join the association every year. Many retailers have reported savings of $500 – $1000 from this benefit alone!

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Remembering and recording the lives of loved ones that were cremated is as important as remembering and recording the life of a person that received a traditional burial.

Memorialization is about healing the people that few people that mourn your loss and recording a little bit of the flavor of your character for the many people who will follow after you.

Sometimes the best way to heal is to remember.