MBNA News Articles

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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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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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.

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.

It's difficult to imagine the incredible amount of work that goes into creating a memorial. This video shows brief scenes from several steps of the process.