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Page A29 JULY 2022 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS Se c t i on A Funeral Directors Research,Inc. AMRA INSTRUMENT, LLC 623 N. Tower (P.O. Box 359) Centralia, WA 98531 “the shorter the supply line the better off you are” WEB DIRECT GIFT & PRICING TM ® www.amrainstruments.com www.preproomdirect.com Could your business be worth more than you think? You bet your lifecycle. An accurate business valuation is essential to knowing where you are in your business cycle, and where you’re going next. We’re experts at maximizing enterprise value. Let us help you understand what you’re really working with. 480-556-8500 | info@johnsonconsulting.com Business Lifecycle Buying Exit Growth Valuation Bethany Moscalink, Paul G. Fink Funeral Home, Inc, Connellsville, PA; Kaitlynn Schrader, Roberts of Ocala Funerals and Cremations, Ocala, FL; Megan Thulien, Zacherl Funeral Home, Fond du Lac, WI; Monica Torres, NXT Generation Mortuary Support, Phoenix, AZ; Allison Voorhess, Wm. Sullivan and Son Funeral Directors, Royal Oak, MI; Laura Wagner, Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home, Louisville, KY; Crystal Webster, Sharing Solace, Olathe, KS; and Kimberly Worl, Dimond & Shannon Mortuary, Garden Grove, CA. Since 1945, the Funeral Service Foundation has served as the philanthropic voice of the funeral profession and has identified as the charitable arm of the National Funeral Directors Association since 1997. Donors and volunteer leaders’ profession-wide support the Foundation in its mission of investing in people and programs to strengthen funeral service and lift up grieving communities. Continued from Page A21 Foundation Awards Scholarships Mortuary Science, Wheeling, IL); Jessica Kent, Lombard, IL (Worsham College of Mortuary Science, Wheeling, IL); Jason Lundquist, Clifton, TX (Northeast Texas Community College, Mount Pleasant, TX); Brett Peterson, West Fargo, ND (Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, Pittsburgh, PA); Shirley Rankine, Irving, TX (Dallas Institute of Funeral Service, Dallas, TX); Natalie Schwinkendorf, Laporte, IN (Worsham College of Mortuary Science, Wheeling, IL); Molly Smith, Coldwater, MI (Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Cincinnati, MI); and Amy Webb, Wichita, KS (Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny, IA) Memorial Classic Scholarship | $2,500: Brady Brockhaus, Creighton, NE (Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service, Houston, TX.) Shipley Rose Buckner Memorial Scholarship | $2,500: Rachel Smith, Wilmington, NC (Fayetteville Technical Community College, Fayetteville, NC.) Steve Lang Scholarship | $2,500: Aaron Pauls, Manhattan, KS (Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service, Houston, TX.) David C. Baue, NFDA Professional Women’s Conference Scholarships Twenty 20 female and non-binary funeral service professionals and students received the first-ever David C. Baue NFDA Professional Women’s Conference Scholarships to attend the annual conference, held April 29May 1 in Miami. Each allinclusive scholarship covered registration fees, hotel stay and a generous travel stipend “My father understood the value of continuing education,” said Foundation chair-elect Lisa Baue. “The Baue family was proud to offer scholarships in David’s memory to 20 remarkable funeral service professionals, whose commitment to funeral service and the families they serve elevates the entire profession.” Over the next five years, 100 David C. Baue NFDA Professional Women’s Conference Scholarships—20 per year—will be awarded to female and non-binary funeral service professionals and students to attend the premier conference. 2022 David C. Baue NFDAProfessionalWomen’s Conference Scholarship Recipients: Katie Anthony-Clapp, Anthony Funeral Homes, Akron, OH; Alison Brettnacher, Baue Funeral Home, St. Charles, MO; Lauren Budrow, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; Shaiyla Hakeem, L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home, Youngstown, OH; Karla Henderson, Giddens Memorial Chapel, Las Vegas, NV; Amaya Hendrick, March Funeral Home, Richmond, VA; Katey Houston, Return Home, Auburn, WA; Nikima Jolly, It is Well Funeral Concierge, Fairburn, GA; Megan Konrady, Geisen-Carlisle Funeral Home, Michigan City, IN; Nicolette Maimone, Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Cincinnati, OH; Linda McAulay, Scott McAulay Family New Options Funeral Service, Fullerton, CA; Melissa Mina, Springfield Funeral Home, Kelowna, British Columbia; S e n d u s yo u r n e ws info@Nomi sPubl i cat ions . com FAx 1-800-321-9040 PO Box 5159 , Youngstown, OH 44514 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS