2015 Regional Workshops: Bringing Education to Your Region
“Blow the Roof Off Your Aftercare Program: Solutions for Making It Pay Off”
with Dan Isard & Erin Whitaker, The Foresight Companies
September 1, 2015 at St. Louis Community College - Forest Park Campus
5600 Oakland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110
(Student Center, Room # SC-032 - click here for campus map)
Are you like most funeral professionals who want to offer the best aftercare program possible but can’t find the time to put it together? OGR and The Foresight Companies have teamed up to offer you step-by-step instruction that will help you achieve that goal even with your busy schedule and limited budget. Learn the secrets of how your funeral home can offer an aftercare & outreach program that not only helps families, but also increases your case volume, raises your average revenue per case and boosts community goodwill for your funeral home. No more excuses!
Regional Workshop Schedule
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. – Coffee & Registration
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. – The Why and What of Aftercare
• Contagious Generosity How aftercare spreads goodwill
• Six Aftercare Program Categories – We guarantee you’re not using all of them
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Getting the Most out of Promoting Events
• Harness the power of the press.
• Use photos and social media to their full potential.
• Discover why aftercare makes good business sense.
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Developing an Action Plan
• Create a time table, budget, and press releases.
• Utilize grief resources and family care packets.
Approved for 5 CEs in most states. Visit www.ogr.org/ceus to check your state.
OGR’s Regional Workshops in 2014 and 2015 have been a success!
2014-2015 Regional Workshops
Many thanks to Alan Creedy, Karl Jennings, Chris Kuhnen, Mike Nicodemus & Mike Watkins (NFDA), Dan Isard & Erin Whitaker, Kristin Hauman, Lacy Robinson, and Holly Muchnok for presenting invaluable information at OGR’s Regional Workshops in 2014 & 2015.
Special thanks to these OGR members for hosting our workshops:
Roger Beyers of Beyers Funeral Home & Crematory in Lady Lake, FL - February, 2014
Bob Moynihan of Central Chapel and Susan Alvarez of Alvarez Funeral Directors in Chicago, IL - May, 2014
George and Gregory Darte of George Darte Funeral Chapel in St. Catharines, ON - July, 2014
Jeffrey Wages of Wages & Sons Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, GA and NFDA's Certified Crematory Operator Program - March, 2015
John Vincent Scalia of John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals in Staten Island, NY - June, 2015
Scott Green of George Irvin Green Funeral Home in Munhall, PA - August, 2015