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1.    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NationalFuneralDirectorsAssociation  
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4.    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1790748

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On May 18, the Department of Labor (DOL) released the long-anticipated final rules defining overtime exemption requirements, including guaranteed salary requirements for white collar exemptions for executive, administrative, professional and highly compensated employees. Learn what you need to do to meet the December 1 compliance deadline: http://www.nfda.org/news/in-the-news/nfda-news/id/1159
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Last week, Congress voted to allow WASPs to be inurned in Arlington National Cemetery. Learn more: http://www.nfda.org/news/in-the-news/nfda-news/id/1149/congress-votes-to-allow-wasps-in-arlington
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The exclusive social events NFDA has planned for the 2016 International Convention & Expo will help you cement new friendships and renew old ones while enjoying the amazing city of Philadelphia. Learn more: http://www.nfda.org/news/media-center/nfda-news-releases/id/1146#sthash.vR790xzO.dpuf
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The education you need to build a profitable and thriving businesses that compassionately serve the bereaved can only be found at the 2016 NFDA International Convention & Expo. Engaging workshops will address technical skills, business management, the value of ceremony, cremation, marketing and community outreach. Respected experts will lead idea-packed education sessions during the 2016 Convention, which will take place October 23-26 in Philadelphia, Penn. Learn more: http://www.nfda.org/news/media-center/nfda-news-releases/id/1143#sthash.O8Qp9ImH.dpuf
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You won't want to miss this - the NFDA secured three outstanding speakers to headline the general sessions during the 2016 International Convention & Expo in Philly. Relationship marketing expert Bob Burg will help you expand your influence and boost profit. Jim Gilmore, co-author of the popular book "The Experience Economy," will help you design memorable experiences for client families. Former Tennessee Vols football player Inky Johnson will inspire you to accomplish the impossible!

Learn more about these fantastic speakers: http://www.nfda.org/news/media-center/nfda-news-releases/id/1132/get-inspired-nfda-convention-keynote-speakers-offer-keys-to-professional-and-personal-growth #nfda2016
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There have been many news stories about Zika virus disease. The illness is usually mild and people very rarely die of Zika. The CDC and OSHA have put together excellent resources to help you understand Zika virus disease: http://www.nfda.org/news/in-the-news/nfda-news/id/1165
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News Alert: A delegation of members of the National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association attending a funeral convention in Johannesburg, South Africa, was attacked on Saturday. The group was traveling on a tour bus when it was ambushed.

C’aracher “C.J.” Small, president of Small's Mortuary in Mobile, Ala. (an NFDA member firm), was shot, but is in stable condition following surgery. Two other individuals were injured in the attack; Small and others were robbed of their cellphones and other belongings.

Please join us in praying for the recovery of all who were injured and their safe return home to the U.S.
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Talking with older adults, especially about important matters, can be frustrating – but you can overcome those challenges. During the next NFDA webinar, NFDA Director of Member Development Lacy Robinson will share strategies to transform the arrangement conference for seniors into a positive experience and create customer loyalty with your senior clients.

Webinar: Leading the Conversation: How to Connect with Senior Adults in the Arrangement Conference
May 26, 1-2 p.m. CT
Presenter: Lacy Robinson, NFDA director of member development

For more information or to register, visit the NFDA website.
http://www.nfda.org/one-click-registration?meetingid={a1904e53-3398-e511-9433-2c44fd7bbf5b}
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Last week, NFDA welcomed attendees of the 2016 Business Conference to association headquarters in Brookfield, Wis. Enjoy a short video we put together to give you a glimpse at last week’s conference.
http://www.nfda.org/news/in-the-news/nfda-news/id/1140/a-look-back-2016-nfda-business-conference
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With both chambers returning after a recess, the House began its week-long effort to move several bills related to opioid abuse through the chamber last week. Learn more about where the opioid bills stand, what the Senate worked on last week and other D.C. happenings.
http://www.nfda.org/news/in-the-news/nfda-news/id/1148/washington-dc-update-may-16-2016
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State and national funeral service associations are fortunate to have dedicated volunteers and leaders serving on boards, committees and work groups. If you want to enhance your leadership skills to make a positive difference in your association and the profession, attend the 2016 NFDA Leadership Conference, July 10-13 in Las Vegas! Learn more: http://www.nfda.org/news/media-center/nfda-news-releases/id/1136#sthash.euvDvedu.dpuf
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NFDA is the leading and largest association for the funeral service profession.
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NFDA is the world's leading funeral service association, serving 19,000 individual members who represent more than 10,200 funeral homes in the United States and internationally. From its headquarters in Brookfield, Wis., and its Advocacy office in Washington, D.C., NFDA informs, educates and advocates to help members enhance the quality of service they provide to families.

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262-789-1880, 800-228-6332
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262-789-6977
Address
13625 Bishops Drive Brookfield, WI 53005 USA