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ICCFA ELECTS NEW OFFICERS, DIRECTORS DURING THE 2019 ANNUAL CONVENTION

107 Carpenter Drive, Suite 100

Sterling, VA 20164

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703.391.8400

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For More Information, Please Contact:

Katherine Devins

1.800.645.7700

kd@iccfa.com

ICCFA ELECTS NEW OFFICERS, DIRECTORS DURING THE 2019 ANNUAL CONVENTION

STERLING, VA (April 16, 2019) – The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association elected new leadership during its 2019 Annual Convention & Exposition, April 2–6 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Tariff News

Tariff News – February 25, 2019

 

President Trump stated Sunday that he will delay the scheduled increase on tariffs. The next meeting between China and The United States governments will be mid to late March. China products will remain at current tariff – until further notice. The BLAQ 2019 Pricebook pricing is correct for current tariffs.

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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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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.

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.