Robin Heppell briefly looks back at 2007 – the first 6 months of the Funeral Gurus, and shares what is in store for 2008. Heppell also shares how the idea for the Funeral Gurus came about and includes an 2003 radio interview where he got the idea for the name – Funeral Gurus.
Funeral Director, Dean Freer of McCall’s Sequoia Gardens Funeral Chapel, of Victoria and Sidney, BC, discusses how they use their multi-purpose room for funeral services, after service receptions, memorial receptions, as well as a community outreach meeting place. Interview by Funeral Consultant, Robin Heppell.
This is a special edition of the Funeral Gurus where Robin Heppell introduces the upcoming interviews with funeral professionals in his home town of Victoria, British Columbia. He explains that since Victoria and other retirement centers usually face changing funeral trends first, these interviews may help other funeral directors in other locations to be prepared for when the new trends hit their towns.
Funeral Director Duane Mercer of Bay Gardens Funeral Homes, Burlington and Hamilton, Ontario, explains how their funeral home takes catering to a whole new level while serving families and honoring lives. Interview by Funeral Consultant, Robin Heppell.
The Funeral Gurus now has a Comment Line – (206) 888-2949 – for you to leave a comment or ask a question. You have up to 2 minutes, and if you wish we can include the recording we we answer the question. We would like to know:
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Sheila Nunn of Funeral Plans Canada is the host of their 10th Annual Sales Conference. In the interview she gives an overview of the program as well as all of the benefits that the attendees will receive – including there is no admission fee – it’s free. Register today at www.funeralplans.net. For more pre-conference interviews, see the list of presenters – FPC 2007 Presenters.