ASSOCIATION NEWS News Briefs 2022 Q1 CDC Death Counts The 2022 Q1 CDC report is now posted on the CFSA site. Log into your account here to view the actual death counts by state. Nine Steps to Recession-Proof Your Small Business The Hartford – No one knows for certain whether we’ll enter a recession in the next year, but if you’re concerned about your small business, you’re not alone. Read more. New Member Database & CFSA Website CFSA is proud to announce a newly enhanced website and member database! This new interface will provide current and potential members a user-friendly experience that will make accessing membership benefits easier. Watch your email for more information. NFDA Survey Shows Value of Attending Funerals In Person In the second edition of its “Value of a Funeral” Consumer Study, NFDA learned that people who attended a funeral in person found the service meaningful and healing compared to those who attended a service virtually. Read more. Advertise with CFSA! 2023 advertising opportunities are now available! CFSA offers advertising opportunities in a variety of publications disributed to the entire membership. Get your message in front of the owners and decision makers of funeral supply companies representing more than 90% of the market in North America! Interested? Email Taylor Meyers at tmeyers@cfsaa.org for more information! Wilbert Merchandising Manager, Mike Devaney states, “We are excited about the new expanded catalog. We are adding 80 new urns and mementos to our line of over 300 cremation products. Our goal is to give our licensee network and the funeral home customers they serve the best quality, diversity of choice and value anywhere in the funeral industry.” Some of the new products include hand-turned artisan wood urns handcrafted the old school way to the highest standards, exposing the beauty of the wood. Another product line Wilbert is proud to offer is a new exclusive glass line named Infinity Collection by famed glass designer Karine Bouchard. Additional products include affordable high quality, high eye appeal metal urns in brass and enamel, inlaid Mother of Pearl, and hand painted aluminum. Lastly, beautiful intricate colors and patterns of marble and onyx round out the new urn line. A new offering is a Wilbert exclusive design for MacKenzie cultured marble urns. Customers are now able to order standard cultured marble urns in a unique design featuring column corners, softer molded bevels, and a single, continuous top on companion urns, providing more space for engraving. Wilbert cremation products are available to order through your local Wilbert licensee or by going online to WilbertDirect.com. Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. Announces New Cremation Choices Catalog Vol. 10 BROADVIEW, IL, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 – Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc., (WFSI) the leading provider of burial vaults and cremation-related products and services in North America, is pleased to announce the launch of their new Cremation Choices Catalog on October 1st. CFSA Insider | Page 3

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