Monday, March 1, 2021

Exclusively for Members: NFDA Launches Mercedes-Benz Incentive Program

Members of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) who are in the market for a new personal vehicle or want to add to their rolling stock will want to explore the special incentives available through the association’s new exclusive Mercedes-Benz Member Program.

Funeral Service Foundation and Launch Matching Gift Campaign

The Funeral Service Foundation is launching a matching gift campaign backed by the generosity of For the fifth year in row, the longtime supporter is matching dollar-for-dollar the first $22,500 in contributions to help raise $45,000 in honor of the Foundation’s founding year, 1945.

Announcing the Winner of Our ‘Leaders During COVID’ Contest

As part of our “Leaders During COVID” contest, we requested all of you to share details about the professionals who have been going above and beyond during this time.

Leader Links: Arlington National Cemetery Reopens to Public

By Leader Contributor Jessie Rigney Right now, our circumstances are changing almost daily due to COVID-19. Some businesses and places...

Selected Independent Funeral Homes Announces New Officers for 2020

Selected’s new Board Officers were officially installed on October 2 as part of the association’s first-ever virtual Annual Meeting.

Nominate a Deathcare Professional for a $250 Gift Card

During these difficult times, all of us at The Leader have been particularly inspired by our nation’s “Last Responders.” These men and women have found the courage to step up when our country needed them the most and continue to do so every day — even though the risks still run high.

Leader Links: Funeral Directors Hold Parade of Hearses to Call Attention to Gun Violence

As the world continues to grapple with the harsh reality of COVID-19 continuing into the fall months of 2020, here’s a look at some industry-related stories you’ll want to check out from around the world.

‘Tell Me How to Grieve’: Thoughts on Leaning on Ceremony After a Death During...

Without a funeral, what are the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost or will lose a loved one during the pandemic, regardless of cause of death, supposed to do?

Pet Loss and COVID: How to Help Families During the Pandemic

While the world is full of “can’ts” right now, there are so many things loving pet parents and pet care professionals CAN be doing. Whether the timing is an end-of-life walk or the death is happening right now, pet parents still desire the experience of knowing they could still have a meaningful end in the loss of a precious and loved pet.

NFDA Policy Board Elects Chris E. Christian and Bea Lewanduski to Serve on Board...

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Policy Board met August 1 and elected Chris E. Christian, CFSP, CCO, and Beatrice "Bea" Lewanduski, CFSP, to serve as at-large representatives on the association's Board of Directors.