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Funeral Directors Share Weekly Tips for Navigating COVID-19, Week 2

We continue to see that funeral directors who are members of the Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) are an especially resourceful group. They look at challenges as opportunities to shift business practices to accommodate changing regulations. They find ways to care for families while maintaining safety protocols. They reach out to one another in support and camaraderie.

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5 Things You Must Do NOW for Your Business to Survive COVID-19

You may be worried about how this pandemic will affect the finances of your funeral home and what steps you should be taking to address the business impact of COVID-19. Dan Isard of The Foresight Companies discussed these steps in a conversation with OGR on Tuesday, March 31. He shared what funeral directors need to know now to make the best business decisions during this time of economic uncertainty.

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Funeral Directors Share Weekly Tips for Navigating COVID-19

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, funeral directors are continuing to do what they do best; demonstrate compassion and care to the families they serve and find innovative ways to continue to reach their communities. They put themselves at risk every day to fulfill their calling and often go unrecognized.  

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THE INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF THE GOLDEN RULE WELCOMES NEW SUPPLY PARTNER EVERDAYS

 

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Staying competitive in a cremation market - Q&A

This month, we’ll be featuring a few of the men and women who will be facilitating education sessions at OGR’s 2020 Annual Conference & Solution Center in Asheville, NC at the Omni Grove Park Inn. OGR will be hosting a 3-hour deep dive session on Monday afternoon for those who’d like to explore staying competitive in a cremation market.

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OGR ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR 2020 EXEMPLARY SERVICE AWARDS

 

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OGR MEMBER AWARDED WITH EMERITUS STATUS

 

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ADVENTURE AWAITS ATTENDEES AT OGR’S ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND SUPPLIER SHOWCASE IN ASHEVILLE, NC APRIL 19-21, 2020

 

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OGR MEMBER FIRMS PARTICIPATE IN OPERATION TOY SOLDIER

 

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OGR TO HOST YOUNG PROFESSIONALS EVENT IN CLEARWATER, FL | FEBRUARY 23-24, 2020

 

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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

For Immediate Release







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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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