Archive May 2023

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News You Can Use: May 24, 2023

This week we informed you about the Federal Trade Commission hosting in September a workshop on proposed Funeral Rule changes. Also in this issue, we shared the agenda of and who attended the quarterly meeting of the Northeast Funeral Service Partnership, congratulated Odair Montiero for being awarded an MFDA Past Presidents’ Award, warned readers about phone scam that targets funeral home clients, alerted readers to watch for imposter unemployment claims, alerted readers to expect an email for EDRS/MAVRIC training information, celebrated Janet Fitzgerald’s recent retirement and reminded readers to register for the June 8 OSHA training session.


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News You Can Use: May 10, 2023

This week we shared a report by WBUR that New England Donor Services was flagged for low donations. Also in this issue, we congratulated Jesenia Cabrera for being awarded the MFDA Past Presidents’ Award, announced that HopeHealth’s summer children’s grief camp, Camp BraveHeart, will be held in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and sought volunteers to assist Bourne National Cemetery 


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News You Can Use: May 4, 2023

This week we reported on concerns being voiced about the Titan Casket online directory. Also, this week, we reported on the May 3 Board of Directors meeting and the discussion on legislation regarding alkaline hydrolysis and human composting, shared the 2023-24 Nominating Report with the list of officers and board members, announced a webinar on health insurance coverage for funeral homes, and shared the OCME Boston office schedule.


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