PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Mark B. Allen, Executive Director
(512) 334-5504 
mallen@ogr.org

For Immediate Release

ORDER OF THE GOLDEN RULE FOUNDATION ELECTS FOUNDATION BOARD AND OFFICERS

AUSTIN, TEXAS, JUNE 16, 2015 – The Order of the Golden Rule Foundation (OGRF), the recently-formed charitable arm of The International Oder of the Golden Rule (OGR), recently elected its Board and Directors.

Peter “Skip” Urban, Anton B. Urban Funeral Home, Ambler, PA was elected as Board Chair; Matt Stradling, Stradling Funeral Homes, Akron, PA was elected as Secretary-Treasurer. Elected Directors include Roger Beyers, Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg, FL, Mike Butler, Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home, Hastings, NE and Adam Martin, Martin Funeral Home, Cremation & Tribute Services, Mt. Morris MI.

The OGR Foundation is a tax exempt charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The OGR foundation was formed to support annual scholarships awarded to mortuary science students at its Annual Conference and Supplier Showcase.  Going forward, the OGR Foundation will expand its philanthropic outreach to additional funding programs to promote the advancement of the funeral service profession.

About OGR
Founded in 1928, OGR is affiliated with independent funeral homes throughout North America and overseas that share common goals of exemplary service, uncompromising care and compassion to families in their time of need. For more information, visit www.ogr.org.