2013 Cemetery Maintenance Seminar Speaker Line-up Announced!

Your AFCCA is excited to announce the line up for this year’s 2013 Cemetery Maintenance Seminar! “Bury, but not Buried” Trench Safety Precautions presented by Trafficade Work Zone “Avoiding Knicks and Getting A Close Pave”  Basic Road Maintenance Techniques presented by Cholla Pavement “Batteries not Included”   A Two-part Guide to Small Equipment Maintenance presented by Horizon Equipment “How to Raise the Dead” Automated External Defibrillator demonstration presented by Cintas First Aid & Safety “Stopping Criminal Minds” …

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Missing in America Project: Ceremony to Lay to Rest Forgotten Veterans

Missing In America project Veterans’ Recovery Program  News Advisory/Press Release CEREMONY TO LAY TO REST FORGOTTEN VETERANS  The public and media are invited to attend –   MIAP Public invitation 2-27-13 On Wednesday, February 27, 2013, the Missing In America Project (MIAP), Veterans Recovery Program will honor 28 Unclaimed Cremated Remains of Arizona Veterans.  There will be a Motorcycle Escort from Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary, 6500 E. Bell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ to National Memorial Cemetery …

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Becoming an AFCCA Member is Easier than Ever!

Why should you join the Arizona Funeral, Cemetery & Cremation Association?  Only you can answer that question for yourself.  But for me, education is why I joined the AFCCA.  For a long time, I knew that our great state had an association.  Beyond this, however, I had no real grasp of what the association did for our state and our industry.  I was curious and wanted to find out more. So, I started attending meetings as a guest, …

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Our Thoughts and Prayers to those Affected in Newtown, CT

Hello, I am Kurtis Lauffer, the President of the Arizona Funeral Cemetery and Crematory Association. On Friday December 14,  I, along with millions of people in Arizona and this great Nation were touched and saddened when we heard the news of what had happened in the small town of Newtown, Connecticut. Even though all the details and questions of why are still unknown, we do know that 20 first grade students and six brave adults …

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Fall Festival 2012 – A Great Success!

We would like to officially thank each and everyone who came out to the AFCCA Fall Fest 2012! We were busting at the seams on the Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ Patio with everyone attendance, but it was nice to see so many people having fun and socializing. Lucille’s served up some delicious ribs, chicken and more; while Dignity Memorial sponsored the drink tickets for the evening. Part of the proceeds from the dinner tickets benefitted the …

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