September 2018

Page A32 SEPTEMBER 2018 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS S ec t i on A CANA Board of Directors Custom Statues Life Size Bronze or Marble Delivery in 120 Days Starting at $8,300. 00 Contact: Gregory Cave 1-800-989-2283 Clay model of larger than life size Angel with children to be cast in Statuary Bronze Statuary Bronze Finish October 14-17 Salt Lake City, Utah 2018 NFDA International Convention & Expo Register now! • 800.228.6332 If you only attend one funeral service event this year, make it the world’s largest! • 6000+ attendees from 35+ countries • 40+ educational sessions • 92,000 square feet of exhibits • 2 world-class keynote speakers Monday Laura Bush First Lady of the United States (2001-2009) Wednesday Rudy Giuliani Former Mayor of New York City 2018_Convention_NOMIS_1/3Ad.indd 1 4/6/18 12:40 PM News Association ContinueD CANA’s 100 th Annual Cremation Innovation Convention: A Peek into the Next 100 Years WHEELING,IL— Over 300 people gathered in Fort Lauder- dale, FL ,July 25–27, 2018 for the Cremation Association of North America’s (CANA’s) 100th Annual Cremation In- novation Convention. While it was certainly a time of cel- ebration—we’ve been doing this for over one hundred years, after all—the convention also provided the opportunity to look at what the next 10, 50 and even 100 years holds in store for cremation. Thanks to the twenty-three sponsors of this year’s convention, attendees enjoyed amazing food and great atmosphere while networking throughout the event. After Jason Engler, CANA’s Cremation Historian, re- minded us how far we’ve come and how the industry has changed, it was time to turn our attention to the future and what it will take to continue to serve families in this con- Continued on Page A33