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Page A27 january 2023 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS Se c t i on A 800-331-9093 For over thirty years Rick and Elizabeth Roberts have been supplying the funeral industry with superior quality handcrafted hardwood chapel furniture, still handcrafted by Rick & his craftsmen on a custom built to order basis. Large Baby Bier/Cremation Altar as the base of the Urn Carrier, offers multi-purpose functionality. Guaranteed 1 Unit in Stock on the 1st of Each month! Urn Carrier Provincial Large Baby Bier/Cremation Altar RD/129 Cherry Queen Anne Formal Altar pictured with optional lighted Urn Riser Queen Anne Collection Introducing the Formal Altar Pictured with Urn Carrier and Flag/Bible Holder Visit for Web Specials! robertsanddowney.com www.ChildrenGrieve.org Visit our website to access dedicated resources to support children that are grieving and connect to local support.  Working to ensure no child grieves alone. Connecticut Cemetery Association Elects Officers and Directors c u s tom g r e e t i n g c a r d s • t - s h i r t s p r ay e r c a r d s • C a n va s P r i n t s f u l l co lo r b a n n e r s m e mo r i a l i n v i t a t i on s f u n e r a l p r og r a m s • m a g n e t s Members of the Funeral Industry Save 10% Every Day! Call today for your FREE Sample Kit Now offer ing a Personal ized Memor ial Line NEWS Association CONTINUED provides exclusive, careertransforming access to three mentors, and covers attendees’ registration fees, two nights’ lodging and select meals (reception and dinner on March 12; breakfast, lunch and dinner on March 13; and breakfast and lunch on March 14). The individuals selected to attend only pay for their transportation to and from Atlanta. The names of the 2023 Meet the Mentors participants will be randomly drawn from among all who enter via the NFDA website, www.nfda.org/ mentors. Entrants must be NFDA members in good standing, licensed funeral directors and/or embalmers, and age 40 or under or new to the profession (first licensed within the last five years). In addition to providing basic information, entrants will be required to submit a letter of good standing from their funeral home owner or manager and answer a brief essay question. Entries will be accepted through 5 p.m. CST on January 13, 2023. The names of the 2023 Meet the Mentors participants will be announced on January 23, 2023. Complete details about the NFDA Meet the Mentors program, including eligibility requirements, information about the mentors and the entry form, can be found on the NFDA website, www. nfda.org/mentors. Members can also call NFDA at 800-228-6332 with questions. NFDA Meet the Mentors Program Continued from Page A26 NEWTOWN,CT—The Connecticut Cemetery Association elected officers and directors during the annual meeting which was held on October 13, 2022 in Berlin, CT. The Officers for 2023 are President: Maureen Crick Owen, Newtown Village Cemetery Association Inc, Newtown; Vice President: Lisa Vaeth, Association of Jewish Cemeteries, West Hartford; Treasurer: Anthony Puglisi, Evergreen Cemetery Association & Crematory, New Haven; Secretary: Pamela Brown, Hillside Cemetery, Wilton, CT; and Past President: Dale J. Fiore, Evergreen Cemetery Association & Crematory, New Haven. Serving as Directors for 2023 are J. H. Torrance Downes, Cypress Cemetery, Old Saybrook; James Randall, Rose Hill Memorial Park Inc, Rocky Hill: Charlotte Maher, Mountain View Cemetery, Sherman; William Raffone, Catholic Cemetery Association, North Haven; and Mark Johnson, South End Burying Ground, Southington. Supplier Liaisons are Doak Marasco, Davey Tree Expert Company, Framingham, MA and Chris Gehrke, Cooperative Funeral Fund Inc, Madison, CT. For more information about The Connecticut Cemetery Association, visit https://ctcemeteryassociation.org.