2020 Annual Meeting Events
Cemetery Share: Strategies, Next Practices and Solutions
Special thanks for the generous support from our Funeral Home + Cemetery Management Partner Roosevelt Investments
This session offers participants a chance to share ideas, ask questions and re-imagine your cemetery operations. Facilitated by Kimberly Farris-Luke, Farris Funeral Service, VA; and Jim La Mar, Greenlawn Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, CA; both members of Selected’s Combo Owner segment, participants are strongly encouraged to bring questions, pictures and samples to share in the spirit of continuous improvement.
Kimberly Farris-Luke, VA and
Jim La Mar, CA
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2019 Annual Meeting Recap: Be a Gathering Place Session
Building traffic and being relevant is a goal every cemetery shares. Our 2019 Annual Meeting included this session which featured Marcy Breffle and David Moore of Historic Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, GA. Breffle and Moore explained the creative methods and details involved to facilitate their innovative and popular programs such as the Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours, pop-up shops at the Oakland Museum Shop, the Tunes from the Tombs music festival, beer tours, photography walks, and others.
In addition, members met and talked about issues impacting combo owners and cemetery managers. To continue the conversation, post on the Funeral Home + Cemetery Management Forum.
Special thanks to Preferred Partner Live Oak Bank
for their support of our time together.
2018 Annual Meeting Recap: Larkin Sunset Gardens Tour and Networking Breakfast
As we celebrated our 100th Annual Meeting at the Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Salt Lake City, UT we created more opportunities for members of our Funeral Home + Cemetery Management Program to connect and network.
On Friday, October 12, nearly 90 members participated in a tour of Larkin Sunset Gardens, which is situated on 76 acres of lush green property in the south end of the Salt Lake valley. Click here to view the Facebook Live video and to access the photo album.
On Saturday, October 13, members participated in a networking breakfast and lively discussion.
Special thanks for the generous support from special tour sponsor Matthews Aurora.
2017 Annual Meeting Recap: Cemetery Tour, Insightful Conversations Offer Fresh Perspectives
Selected members visited Graceland Cemetery to explore the art, architecture and landscape design in this active cemetery and arboretum. Designed by visionary landscape architects, Graceland serves as the final resting place to many prominent Chicago athletes, politicians, industrialists and others. Members also had a chance to share a meal and engage in informal discussion on relevant topics. Click here to see tour photos and our brightest minds at work.
Special thanks for the generous support from our special tour sponsor Matthews Aurora.