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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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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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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.

Memorializing the life of a loved one is a difficult process. Finding a professional can make this process a lot easier. Create a monument that will preserve the story of a lifetime for generations to come by choosing a professional monument builder from North America's largest and most respected Monument association–the MBNA.