Pierce Chemical presented six regional sales representatives with special achievement awards at the Wilbert/Pierce Annual Sales Meeting, held in January in Dallas.
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science (PIMS) has recognized the following students who have been placed on the Dean’s List for the fall trimester ending January 17. This academic honor goes to those full-time students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or better in this trimester of studies.
Homesteaders Life Company Chief Executive Graham J. Cook will retire at the end of February and Chief Operating Officer Stephen R. Lang will become the company’s ninth president in its 108-year history. This succession plan was approved by the company’s board of directors and announced last year. Cook remains chairman through February 2015.
Media, PA—From the Midwest to New England, more than a dozen winter storms have pummeled Americans this year, shutting down businesses, taking out power lines and making driving conditions hazardous. ASD – Answering Service for Directors, the leading funeral home answering service, understands that Funeral Directors cannot simply take a break during inclement weather due to the unpredictable nature of death.
BatesvilleHonors.com website offers free information to help funeral professionals manage and grow their businesses
BATESVILLE, IN., February 5, 2014 – Batesville, the leading provider of comprehensive solutions to the death care industry, has partnered with Taylor Insight Worldwide, LLC, a New York-based leadership development and management consulting firm, to create and deliver career and business-oriented digital content for funeral directors and professionals in celebration of Black History Month.
Kelco Supply Company celebrates a Diamond Anniversary, serving the death care industry for 75 years. Kelco Supply Company was founded in 1939 by Leo Hodroff; originally named L.H. Kellogg Chemical Company. The company went through two corporate transitions until it ultimately ended up back in independent hands in 1990.
Eastwick College in Hackensack, NJ has announced it will begin offering an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Mortuary Science in January 2014, becoming only the second college in the state to do so. This unique degree can be completed in as little as 24 months, significantly quicker than other programs offered in the area, and prepares the student to enter the workforce in the capacity of a licensed practitioner of mortuary science, which includes embalming, funeral directing, funeral arrangement and various positions in a medical examiner’s office.