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Page A32 January 2023 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS Se c t i on A Museum Corner w w w . N M F H . o r g Since 1992, the National Museum of Funeral History has housed the country’s largest collection of funeral service artifacts in 30,500 square feet of exhibit space. The museum features seventeen permanent exhibits on one of man’s oldest cultural customs. Explore the funeral memorabilia collection, discover the history of mourning rituals, and learn about the rich heritage of funeral services. The Museum is located at 415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston, Texas 77090. Visit www.nmfh.org for more details. F U N E R A L H O M E & C E M E T E R Y N E W S w w w . N o m i s P u b l i c a t i o n s . c o m Monthly Columnsonline at The museumwould like to thank the Committee Members, Volunteers, Sponsors and Players who ensured the 2022 National Museum of Funeral History Charity Golf Classic Tournament, held on November 7 at the Kingwood Country Club in Kingwood, Texas was a great success. Your support is greatly appreciated. Teams took to the links at this fun-filled annual fundraiser to network with business executives and funeral industry professionals from across the country and support the museum and its mission to enlighten thousands of visitors who tour the museum each year about one of man’s oldest cultural rituals and celebrate the rich history of funeral service. Founded in 1992, the museum now encompasses over 30,500 square feet of exhibit space and houses 17 permanent exhibits that include Historical Hearses, Presidential Funerals, Celebrating the Lives and Deaths of the Popes, The History of Cremation, History of Embalming, 19th Century Mourning, Coffins and Caskets of the Past, Jazz Funerals of New Orleans and more. The development of new exhibits is always ongoing and two more permanent exhibits will be added to the collection for visitors to explore in 2023, so stay tuned. Toviewandaccessmore2022CharityGolfClassic photos, go to www.nmfh.org/charity-golf-classic/ Thanks for another great year supporting the museum. We look forward to seeing you in November 2023. N a t i o n a l M u s e u m o f F u n e r a l H i s t o r y charity golf classic tournament Thank you for your support to ensure the growth and preservation of the museum and development of educational programs and exhibits. www.ocularmelanoma.org Please Help us Support the Research and Treatment of Ocular Melanoma www.ampli.com 1-800-267-5486 In Memory of Nancy Roth, wife of Don Roth, CEO of AmpliVox. Nancy recently lost her battle with ocular melanoma. Please help fight this disease with a generous contribution to: www.etrf.org Thank You for your support. NEWS Educational CONTINUED Texas FDA Emerging Leaders hold 2022 Annual Emerging Leaders University Continued on page A33 AUSTIN,TX— More than 50 funeral directors, embalmers and suppliers gathered in Fredericksburg, the heart of beautiful Texas Hill Country for the Texas Funeral Directors Association’s annual Emerging Leaders University. All attendees were under 40 years of age and have established careers in funeral service or over 40 with less than five years’ experience in the profession. Serving on TFDA’s 2022-23 Emerging Leaders Committee are: Colby Davis, Co-chair, Cason-Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nachogdoches; Cheryce Moss, Co-chair, Blessing Funeral Home, Cleburne; Evan Delafield, Cason-Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches; Amie Hernandez, East Texas Mortuary Service, Tyler; Ashli Hernandez, Lonestar Mortuary and Cremation Service, Houston; Michelle Johnston, East Texas Mortuary Service, Athens; Emmalee Kornowski, East Texas Mortuary Service, Athens; Jimmy Lucas, Lucas Funeral Home, Hurst; Matthew Morian, Lucas Funeral Home,