Archive August 2022

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News You Can Use: August 24, 2022

This week we spotlight the Fall Professional Development Session's Cremation Seminar with CANA Executive Director Barbara Kemmis. We also:  Share information about Funeral Service Appreciation Night Awards; Tell you about the upcoming Embalmers Session in October; Share an article on 'grief policing'; and  Tell you how to get free Kidney Fund donation envelopes.


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News You Can Use: August 17, 2022

This week we answer questions about notary requirements for funeral home documents. We also:  Provide information about upcoming Building a Better Business Sessions on Sept 28; Provide information on the Professional Embalmers Seminar on Oct. 18; Share remaining OSHA dates for license renewal requirements; Share member news from Cartmell in Plymouth and Folsom in Roslindale, Dedham and Westwood; Issue another call for volunteers for the National Board Exam; and Share Kids' Grief Camp information.


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News You Can Use: August 10, 2022

In this issue we inform you of the current Open Meeting Law and how the state Board of Funeral Directing is approaching its meetings. We also share an end-of-session Legislative Update. a call for volunteers from the National Board Exam to discuss passing standards and a A Boston Globe opinion piece examining cultural views of dead bodies through the ages.


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News You Can Use - August 3, 2022

In this issue we give you a Q&A, answering business-related questions we've received this summer, including how to respond to genealogists. We also include information on how to help Kentucky flood relief efforts, obtaining free coloring books to help children with grief, celebrant training in September; and registration information for the next OSHA training on Aug. 9.


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