August 2017 Article Archives

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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There are times when cost is not the most important factor in a decision. When you only get one chance to get it right, a professional can make all the difference.

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.

A memorial can tell a person's life story in many ways: through the words carved into it, through its location, and through the form it takes. Custom carved memorials are beautiful and unique. They help to capture the story of a lifetime. This video shows brief snippets from the process of carving a custom monument.