General News Article Archives

Have the Talk of a Lifetime

 

Monument Builders of North America is a member of FAMIC, association providing the Have the Talk program.

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MBNA Elects New Board of Trustees

MBNA held it’s 2018 MBUniversity Conference on February 24-25 in Irving Texas at the Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel.  On Saturday, new officers and district trustees were installed as a part of their Annual Business Meeting. New officers and officers advancing into positions included:

 

Ken Reeson, AICA of Summit Memorials, Ltd., in Edmonton, AB Canada stepped down from his role as Vice President after serving the association for the past 2 years.

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2017 Aspire to Success Awards!

The 2017 Aspire to Success Awards were announced just last weekend at the MBUniversity Conference in Irving, Texas! This year there were three winners; all of which were very involved in their community and made a positive impact in unique ways. Be sure to keep an eye out on the website, in MBNews and on social media for more details and to view the entries!

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2018 MBNA Design Awards

This years' MBNA Design Contest was quite a success! After receiving more entries than ever before, the convention attendees were almost drooling over the quality of work that was submitted. The following winners were announced at the 2018 MBUniversity conference that was held in Irving, Texas just last weekend. You will soon find the entries on the website and social media sites! 

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Maryland Cemetery, Funeral and Cremation Association 10th Annual Holiday Gathering

 

On December 7th, 2017, our advocate, Marilyn Harris-Davis, represented Monument Builders of North America and our MBAdvocacy program, as a Silver Sponsor, at the Maryland Cemetery, Funeral and Cremation Association’s 10th Annual Holiday Gathering. The evening was full of delicious food and great company as MCFCA members, non-members, and guests gathered together to celebrate the holiday season.

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A grave marker is one of the only pieces of artwork that an average family will ever buy. These hand-made tributes to the life of a loved one serve many important purposes for a grieving family, but they are also an important permanent record that will tell an individual's story to the generations that follow.

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.