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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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Have the Talk of a Lifetime Month is Coming!

 

Have the Talk of a Lifetime Month: Time for Family, Time for Talk is just a few months away! It’s not too early to think about events you want to hold in November. Last year we had great participation. Many funeral professionals held local events which drew in people from their local communities. It’s a fantastic opportunity to engage with your community. 

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Save Money with the 2017-2018 Coupon Book!

Membership in MBNA is a long term investment. Benefits like education, networking and legislative monitoring don’t show immediate dividends like other benefit programs do. Many members are looking for one thing...ROI, Return on Investment.

MBNA’s Annual Coupon Booklet is the fastest way for you to see a concrete ROI. Each year, MBNA solicits members of the Manufacturer & Wholesaler Division and the Supplier/Bronze Division for coupon offers with a target value of $100. Without fail, the industry’s top suppliers offer incredible discounts on their goods and services to loyal MBNA members who renew their membership and new members who join the association every year. Many retailers have reported savings of $500 – $1000 from this benefit alone!

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Have You Renewed Your Membership?

Have You Renewed Your Membership?

July 1st marks the start of a brand new membership year for the Monument Builders of North America and the first round of dues renewal invoices head out at the start of May!  To continue enjoying all of the membership benefits you love, you’ll need to renew your membership tout de suite!

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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.

This thirty second shows how a design is cut into a thin sheet of rubber and prepared for sandblasting.

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.