Monthly Archives: August 2011

A New Jersey Woman’s Memorial Tribute to Her Son

Joey Rogers was a young man who struggled with a rare illness and wanted to create a place where sick children and their parents could share his enjoyment of butterflies. Through the determined efforts of Joey’s mother, Dolly Rogers, the … Continue reading

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MBAs for Funeral Professionals

The competition for non-traditional funerals is creating a new generation of industry professionals who are pursuing MBAs.  A two-year Master of Business Administration for Funeral Services (FuSEMBA) combines both online and classroom sessions.  Accounting and finance are covered in the … Continue reading

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Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA

The temporary Flight 93 National Memorial is transitioning to a permanent memorial.  The initial phase of the memorial is scheduled for completion in September 2011.  The National Park Service recently received a gift of 40 sweet gum trees representing each … Continue reading

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Grave Shortages in South Africa

The high death rate in South Africa has caused a serious shortage of burial spaces. The city of Durban passed a law allowing the city to dig up graves that are more than 10 years old in order to prioritize … Continue reading

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