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News item image President Marc POIRIER visits The Netherlands

After a few days in Brussels, Marc Poirier and his wife Andre Godin have visited The Netherlands from Tuesday, May 4 to Sunday, May 10. A mixed tourist and business visit to the capital Amsterdam and to Hilversum where FIAT-IFTA headquarters are located on the premises of the Cremation and Funeral Home van Vuure Company.

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News item image 14 Famous Memorial Sites For Musicians

Twenty-nine years ago today, Priscilla Presley opened Graceland to the public. Since then, the estate has drawn hordes of visitors to honor the King of Rock and Roll. But what about the other sites around the world that celebrate legendary musicians? Here are 14 famous gravesites, memorials, and statues of some of the most influential names in music history.

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News item image The Comforting Perfume

Thanks to a French company, it might soon be possible to store the comforting scent of a loved one forever. They plan to launch their new line of perfumes made from fragrances that people leave on their clothes, in September.

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News item image Organ Donation: Myths vs Facts

Unsure about donating organs for transplant? Don't let misinformation keep you from saving lives.

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News item image Funeral Exchange Program

I. Board Resolution to set up an Funeral Exchange Program At the Board Meeting in Nashville (USA), October 12 2014 the Board has agreed to adopt a proposal made by Mr. David Garvie (Canada). Mr. Garvie is General Manager at Ogden Funeral Homes Limited and Board member OFSA – Educational Committee.

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News item image The Digital Legacy Conference

On 23 May 2015, University College London. The 1st Annual Digital Legacy Conference will take place at University College London Partners (UCLP) on the 23rd May 2015. It will bring together a range of academics and business professionals to help address areas relating to death and dying in today’s ever increasingly digitised world.

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News item image 7 Tips For Pre-Planning a Funeral

The pre-planning of funeral, makes it easier not only for the funeral directors but also for the families. Here are seven tips to encourage families for making funeral pre-planning.

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