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INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF THE GOLDEN RULE SELECTS RAYBOURN GROUP INTERNATIONAL AS NEW MANAGEMENT COMPANY

Contact:
Scott F. McClure,
Communications Director
(512) 334-5504  | [email protected]
Leslie Murphy, FASAE, CAE
President, Raybourn Group International
[email protected]
317.328.4636

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PETER A. URBAN, JR INSTALLED AS OGR BOARD MEMBER

Contact:
Scott F. McClure,
Communications Director
(512) 334-5504  | [email protected]
Leslie Murphy, FASAE, CAE
President, Raybourn Group International
[email protected]
317.328.4636

For Immediate Release







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Virtual Grief Support

“Where there is deep grief, there was great love.”

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OGR Members Win in Chicago

The International Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) exhibited at NFDA’s Convention & Expo in Chicago, IL last week, where our staff had the chance to reconnect with members and meet other funeral professionals. OGR’s booth was baseball themed (here’s looking at you, Chicago) and anyone who stopped by got an OGR bat and cracker jacks. We wanted to do a quick recap on all the fun we had, so read below if you’re interested.

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YP Spotlight: Meet Laura

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2019 issue of the The Independent® magazine.

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Member Spotlight: Dependable Friends in a Time of Need

The complete interview originally appeared in the spring issue of OGR’s quarterly magazine The Independent.

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How Death Doulas, Home Funeral Guides and Funeral Professionals Can Serve Families Together

This post is an excerpt from an article that appeared in OGR’s 2019 spring magazine The Independent(login required)

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Legacy and Compassion: Member Spotlight

The complete interview originally appeared in the winter issue of OGR’s quarterly magazine The Independent.

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What Working in Funeral Care has Taught Me About Life

This is a profession that changes how we look at life. Each time we are with a family that is experiencing the loss of a loved one, it reminds us to examine how we are living our own life. Socrates wrote, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” He has a point. So I will access my inner philosopher and expound on the virtues of what I have learned about life from working in death care.

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Tips for Creating a Healthy Work Environment; Reducing Conflict Among Staff

This post is an excerpt from an article that was published in the Summer 2019 issue of the The Independent® magazine

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Examine Your Fears Before Saying No, Part 2

Last week we looked at how suffering from the paralysis of fear isn’t a valid business plan. Let’s look this week at how we differentiate the foolish from the wise changes.

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Examine Your Fears Before Saying No, Part 1

Every funeral director has stories of when things went wrong. Really wrong. A visitation that turned into a fist fight. An employee or colleague who quit with no advance notice. Delivery of the wrong casket or no casket at all. Officiants who use the wrong name. The list of things to worry about is long and varied.

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YP Spotlight: Meet Jackie

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2019 issue of The Independent® magazine.

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THE INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF THE GOLDEN RULE WELCOMES NEW SUPPLY PARTNER BEYOND THE URN

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Contact: Mark Allen
Executive Director
512-334-5504 
[email protected]



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OGR AND SELECTED TEAM UP ON SEMINAR FOR INDEPENDENTS

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Contact: Mark Allen
Executive Director
512-334-5504 
[email protected]



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Gut and Gumption - Young Professionals Have it All

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What Families Appreciate About Funeral Service

Learning what families appreciate about your service is an important part of your funeral home business. Positive feedback can help you figure out what not to change about your funeral home and what families appreciate most. Good feedback can also lead to return business and referrals.

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THE INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF THE GOLDEN RULE UPGRADES DOMANICARE TO ENDORSED SUPPLIER STATUS

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Contact: Mark Allen
Executive Director
512-334-5504 
[email protected]



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OGR INSTALLS NEW BOARD AND OFFICERS AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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Contact: Mark Allen
Executive Director
512-334-5504 
[email protected]



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OGR INSTALLS THOMAS HEMMERLE AS PRESIDENT

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Contact: Mark Allen
Executive Director
[email protected]


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