July 2017 Article Archives

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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Have You Renewed Your Membership?

Have You Renewed Your Membership?

July 1st marks the start of a brand new membership year for the Monument Builders of North America and the first round of dues renewal invoices head out at the start of May!  To continue enjoying all of the membership benefits you love, you’ll need to renew your membership tout de suite!

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One of the most iconic tools of a stone mason is the square-tipped chisel used to break stone in a straight line. This video shows the centuries-old process of rock pitching.

A scene on a monument can come to life in the thoughts and memories of loved ones. A memorialist (monument builder) can capture your stories in stone so that you and your family can reflect on a life well-lived.

Why not make a conscious decision about the way you'll be remembered? Why shouldn't a memorial be a useful and beautiful part of the places that you love? This video shows one couple that has chosen to change the way they will be remembered.