July 2018

Page A33 JULY 2018 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS S ec t i on A V i s i t c o n v e n t i o n . n f d m a . c o m Na t i o n a l F u n e r a l D i r ec t o r s & Mo r t i c i a n s A s s oc i a t i o n , I n c . 1993-2018 IT’S OUR BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Join us at the African American Funeral Service History Museum during the 81st NFDMA Convention August 5-8, 2018 • Gaylord Palms Hotel & Convention Center Kissimmee, FL Celebrating Worldwide Leadership Award Recognition Mentoring • Scholarships • Relationship Building Preservation of History • Professionalism & Networking for Women and Minorities in Funeral Service Pick Up your 100BWFS Funeral Service Museum 2018 Convention Schedule so you don’t miss any of the Exciting Events! Thank You Funeral Colleagues Thank You Funeral Suppliers Thank You Members & Supporters Pick up your 25th Anniversary Lapel Pin Get your 2018 Womens Leadership Badge Post Convention Trip of a Lifetime! Cruise aboard the Carnival Paradise from Tampa to Havana Cuba August 9-13, 2018 Visit www.VacationstoGo.com National Mortuary Education Day Featuring three 100BWFS Mortuary School Scholarships given on-site. must be present to win Museum Continuing Education Certificates New History Books from FL • GA • AL Hall of Fame Honorees Entertainment Awards Receptions Get your VIP Funeral Home Bus Tour Tickets Live Streaming and Oral History Presentations Funeral Home VIP Celebrity Funeral Programs on Display For One Day Exhibit Hall Passes visit www.NFDMA.com or call 770-969-0064 100BWFS Professional and Student Memberships available Email Hundredbwfs@aol.com or call 407-595-9277 N ational F uneral D irectors & M orticians A ssociation 81 st A nnual N ational C onvention & E xpo Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center August 4-9, 2018 • Kissimmee, Florida P re -C onvention H ighlights Convention At A Glance Continued on Page A35 Saturday, August 4 7:30am-10:45am Golf Tournament 4:00pm-5:30pm Convention Early Bird Breakout Educational Presentation (1.5 CEUs) “Technology & Profitability in a Rising Trend of Cremation” Facilitated By: Eddie Pitt Sunday, August 5, 2018 11:00am-1:00pm Requiem: Annual National Worship & Service of Remembrance Public Day (2 CEU) In remembrance of our beloved members, colleagues & friends 4:00pm-5:00pm New Members & First Time Convention Attendees Orientation (1 CEU) Facilitated By: Carole Jones Banks 4:00pm-5:00pm Breakout Educational Presentation (1 CEU) “Legal Crash Course” Facilitated By: Attorney Kevin Kelly 5:00pm-7:00pm Board of Directors Meeting 8:00pm “Caribbean Flava” Welcome Reception Monday, August 6 It’s Your Decision: Owners & Managers Day 8:00am-Noon NFDMA Pre-Show Marketplace 10:00am-Noon Generations Continuing The Vision Convention Opening Ceremony & Centennial Firm Recognition (2 CEUs) The Honorable Judge Glenda Hatchett , Keynote Speaker The Hatchett Firm, Atlanta, GA 1:30pm-3:00pm Educational Presentation (1 CEU) “A Healthy Funeral Director” Facilitated By: Dr. Milliard J. Collier 3:15pm-4:45pm Breakout Educational Presentation (1 CEU) “Go Tech, No “Paper” Attached” Facilitated By: Mario Norman 3:15pm-4:45pm Breakout Educational Presentation (1 CEU) “Diversity & Inclusion Part II” Facilitated By: Dr. Edith Churchman CFSP