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NFDA Leaders Meet with USPS Regarding Shipping Cremated Remains
Posted: March 10, 2014
Last week during the NFDA Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C., NFDA Treasurer Bob Arrington, Immediate Past President Bob Rosson and Vice President of Advocacy Lesley Witter met with officials from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to discuss how to make the shipping of cremated remains process as easy as possible for grieving families.
NFDA and AATB Share Updated Best Practices for Cooperation Between Tissue Banks and Funeral Homes
For Immediate Release: March 10, 2014
Brookfield, Wis. – The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) and the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) have released updated guidelines to strengthen the relationship between donation professionals and funeral directors as they work together to honor the wishes of the decedent and serve families.
If You’re Preplanning Funerals, It’s Time To Get Certified
The NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) designation is the only national certification program in the specialized field of advance funeral planning. It sets you apart from the competition, increases consumer confidence and helps promote preplanning in your community. Invest in your career. Apply today for upcoming programs in Chicago (May) and Pittsburgh (July).
Funeral Directors: Earn Your Certified Crematory Operator Designation in March
With the increasing rate of cremation, it's more important than ever for you to be fully prepared to serve families that choose cremation. That includes having a firm grasp on your professional and ethical responsibilities to the families you serve. NFDA's new Certified Crematory Operator (CCO) Program – which was developed by funeral directors, for funeral directors – will help you understand the entire cremation process, from the moment you take a decedent into your care, until you return the cremated remains to the family. The next CCO program will take place on March 26 in Denver, Colo.
Register Now for NFDA’s Professional Women’s Conference
For Immediate Release: February 27, 2014
Brookfield, Wis. – The 2014 National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Professional Women's Conference will bring together funeral directors, educators, expert presenters and suppliers in a unique, intimate gathering to generate new ideas, foster professional growth and create lasting friendships. This conference, which is the leading gathering for women in funeral service, will take place April 25-27 at the JW Marriott Buckhead in Atlanta, Ga.
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