MBNA News Articles

The Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration (NCA) Seeks Veteran and Small Businesses

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) Business Engagement Center

801 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), National Cemetery Administration (NCA) provides burial and memorial benefits for Veterans and their eligible family members, and maintains national cemeteries as national shrines, sacred to the honor and memory of those interred or memorialized there. This business networking event intends to inform the industry about product and service needs. Additionally, during this event, NCA will seek feedback from industry about an upcoming procurement being developed.

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District Trustee Nominations Due by October 15

Make a Difference.  Get Involved Today.

Terms are two years (February 2019 - February 2021) and offer a great opportunity to get involved in the decision making and leadership of MBNA. Trustees are encouraged to attend Executive Committee meetings and, in the course of their term, represent their district, serve on a committee or work group, advocate benefits of membership to other memorialists, welcome new members and submit quarterly reports.

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Earl Wesley Zniewski

Earl Wesley Zniewski

St. Cloud

November 18, 1933 – July 31, 2018

 

            Earl was called from this life on July 31, 2018, at St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by his family.  He attained the age of 84 years, 8 months and 13 days.

            Funeral services will be Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. John’s Episcopal Church, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be Friday, August 3, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Burial will be in North Star Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN.

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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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It has often been said that monument builders tell stories in stone. This is the second video in a three video series that shows how a good monument builder can tell a story in stone.

Remembering should be beautiful, functional, and accessible. Remember the people you love, in the places you love!

Why do we choose to remember? Because remembering is beautiful and ennobling.