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    • Monday, May 28, 2018

    The office will be closed.

    • Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Zoom Conferencing
    • 80
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    CFDA Listen & Learn Webinar

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | 3:00 p.m.

    The Opioid Crisis:  A National and Local Perspective from the Denver Medical Examiner

    James L. Caruso, MD, Division Director, Chief Medical Examiner/Coroner, Denver Office of the Medical Examiner

    Dr. James L. Caruso is a native of Chicago, Illinois. He was an honors graduate from the University of Illinois in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1988, also with honors.Captain Caruso was a Navy Health Professions Scholarship recipient and upon graduation reported for active duty.

    Upon retirement from the United States Navy, Captain Caruso was appointed the Chief Medical Examiner and Coroner for Denver, Colorado.

    Caruso is board certified in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, and Forensic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology and Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. 

    • Wednesday, July 04, 2018

    The office will be closed.

    • Thursday, July 19, 2018
    • Friday, July 20, 2018
    • Summit Event Center, Aurora, Colorado


    What is the CFDA Summer Symposium?  

    It’s the abbreviated version of the annual Convention, for Colorado funeral service practitioners to gather for education, networking, and of course, see the product and service showcase. This is your opportunity to make valuable contacts, develop relationships, and establish your presence in the Colorado funeral service market.

    Sponsorship opportunities are available! 

    In conjunction with the NFDA Arranger Training program, the association will welcome Colorado funeral service professionals for an after-hours reception on Thursday, July 19. There will be vendor displays, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and door prizes.

    The agenda on Friday, July 20, includes breakfast hosted by vendors and morning education programs.

    There will be optional functions on Friday afternoon such as a golf outing, tours, or other fun activities.

    Please mark these dates on your calendar and make plans to join us.


    Registration for the July 19 Arranger Training is available through the NFDA. Click here to register online now.



    • Thursday, July 19, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Summit Event Center, Aurora, Colorado

    The Colorado Funeral Directors Association is pleased to host NFDA's Arranger Training in Colorado on July 19, 2018.

    Creating memorable customer experiences and life tribute events

    Are you:

    • seeking ways to convey the value of the funeral?
    • at a loss for words when families ask for direct cremation?
    • fearful of where your firm will be in five years?

    Lacy Robinson, CFSP, NFDA director of member development, addresses these and other topics through the exclusive, new NFDA Arranger Training program. Learn how to make the most of the arrangement conference through a creative, five-step process you’ll only discover here.

    This high-energy, interactive program provides you with the tools you need to convey the value of the funeral to families and partner with them to design memorable life tribute events.  

    Through a combination of small- and large-group discussions, problem-solving and creative collaboration, you’ll leave with fresh approaches and new ideas to transform your arrangement conferences.

    You'll also take home comprehensive tools and resources you need to initiate an action plan for your team, including exclusive guidelines from T. Scott Gilligan, NFDA General Counsel; Dr. Jason Troyer and other notable sources!

    Register online now.

    Learn more about the NFDA Arranger Training program.

    • Thursday, July 19, 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Friday, July 20, 2018
    • 12:30 PM
    • Summit Event Center, 411 Sable Blvd. North, Aurora, CO 80011
    Register

    What is the CFDA Summer Symposium?  

    It’s the abbreviated version of the annual Convention, for Colorado funeral service practitioners to gather for education, networking, and of course, see the product and service showcase. This is your opportunity to make valuable contacts, develop relationships, and establish your presence in the Colorado funeral service market.

    Sponsorship Options

    • Keepsake Sponsor* : Branded product with 2018 event logo attendees (bag, journal, pens, etc.) Costs vary.
    • $750 Level*: Reception Sponsor (4)  |  Breakfast Sponsor (2)  |  Audio-Visual Sponsor (1)  |  Branded Lanyards Sponsor (1)
    • $500 Level*: Education Sponsor (3)  |  Signage Sponsor (2)  |  Door Prize (4)
    • $400 Exhibit  |  6-ft. Tabletop Display (10)

    *Sponsor Scholarships

    In addition to one tabletop display, each sponsor will be allocated $100 in registration scholarships to invite potential customers to attend the Summer Symposium.

    Help Us Help You | Competition for Suppliers

    Our goal is to attract more than 200 funeral service practitioners from around the state to attend the 2018 Summer Symposium. To accomplish this goal, CFDA asks for your assistance in personally referring practitioners to register and attend the Symposium.

    When registering, each practitioner will be asked for the name of a supplier referral. After the event, CFDA will reward a $100 cash prize to the top 2 supplier recruiters.

    Let’s work together to make this a productive and rewarding experience for all.

    The supplier must be registered as a Symposium sponsor or exhibitor to be eligible for this competition.

    Register online before June 5 and your company can be included on our event marketing materials.

Past events

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Blueprint 2020 Group Meeting: Bylaws Changes
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 CFDA Listen & Learn Webinar: "Coping with an Active Shooter Situation"
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Distracted Driving: Reinforcing the Importance of Driving S.A.F.E.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 CFDA Listen & Learn Webinar: Creating a Culture to Drive Behaviors
Thursday, April 05, 2018 CFDA Spring After-Hours Social
Thursday, March 22, 2018 CFDA Blueprint 2020 Introductory Meeting
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 CFDA Listen & Learn Webinar: Why Society Needs You!
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 CFDA Listen & Learn Webinar: EDR, Death Registration and Vital Records
Friday, February 16, 2018 CFDA Membership renewal deadline
Thursday, February 01, 2018 Did your CFSB certification lapse?
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 CFDA Listen and Learn: Monthly Member Webinar FREE!
Thursday, January 11, 2018 CFDA 3-Part Online Laws Series
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 CFDA Webinar: Preventing Harassment in the Workplace
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 CFDA Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meetings
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Watch for your CFSB certification renewal notice in the mail.
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 CFDA 2017 Business Meeting and Elections
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 2017 Town Hall Meeting and Laws Class
Sunday, October 29, 2017 NFDA International Convention & Expo
Thursday, August 31, 2017 International Overdose Awareness Day
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 CFDA Online Class: "The Basics of Colorado Funeral Service Laws"
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 CFDA Candidates for 2018 Board of Directors
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 CFDA District Meeting - Denver Metro
Friday, April 07, 2017 CFDA Spring District Meeting - Greeley
Thursday, April 06, 2017 CFDA Spring District Meeting - Pueblo
Sunday, March 12, 2017 NFDA Meet the Mentors Program
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 CFDA Committee Enrollment - We Need YOU!!
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Federated FREE Webinar: A Top 10 List to Stay Away From!
Thursday, November 10, 2016 CFDA Preneed Discussion Forum
Thursday, November 10, 2016 CFDA Annual Meeting - Online Registration
Monday, October 31, 2016 DORA Stakeholder Meeting
Saturday, October 08, 2016 WyFDA and CFDA 2016 Combined Convention
Thursday, September 29, 2016 Federated Insurance Webinar: Employment Insights - Hiring Practices
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 CFDA Fall District Webinar, Part 2
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 2016 Vital Statistics Training Conference
Thursday, June 09, 2016 NFDA Certified Crematory Operator Training - REGISTER NOW
Friday, April 01, 2016 CFDA Spring District Meeting - Pueblo
Thursday, March 31, 2016 CFDA Spring District Meeting - Loveland
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 CFDA Spring District Meeting - Grand Junction
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 DORA Stakeholder Meeting
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Have the Talk of a Lifetime 2016 National Campaign Launch Webinar
Wednesday, December 02, 2015 CFDA Annual Meeting: Seminar, Holiday Reception & Auction
Thursday, September 17, 2015 CFDA Northeast District Meeting
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 CFDA South District Meeting
Thursday, June 18, 2015 2015 Colorado Combined Convention
Thursday, April 30, 2015 FAMIC Webinar #1 - Have the Talk of a Lifetime (series)
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 NFDA Certified Crematory Operator Seminar
Thursday, April 02, 2015 CFDA Spring Regional Seminar Series
Thursday, March 12, 2015 CFDA West District Meeting
Thursday, January 08, 2015 2015 Call for Nominations to CFDA Board of Directors
Friday, December 05, 2014 CFDA Annual Meeting, Holiday Reception & Auction
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Are You Ready for an Ebola Call? Critical Actions & Key Safety Practices for Funeral Professionals
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 2015 Call for Nomination to Colorado Funeral Service Board
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 OSHA Training from Indiana Funeral Directors Association
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Denver Metro Funeral Directors Association
Thursday, August 28, 2014 CFDA North-East District Education Program
Monday, August 18, 2014 Presentation & Tour at Office of the Coroner for Adams and Broomfield Counties
Thursday, July 24, 2014 Free Webinar: Taking The Talk Out Into Your Community
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Howe Mortuary Private Open House for CFDA Members
Friday, July 04, 2014 Independence Day Holiday * Office Closed
Thursday, June 19, 2014 2014 CFDA & CAC Combined Convention
Thursday, June 19, 2014 CFDA & CAC Convention Golf Tournament
Thursday, June 19, 2014 CFDA Board of Directors Meeting
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 CFSB Quarterly Board Meeting
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 CFDA Board of Directors Meeting
Saturday, April 26, 2014 CFDA Meet the Mentors Program - POSTPONED
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 NFDA Certified Crematory Operator Program
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 CFSB Quarterly Board Meeting
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 CFDA Board of Directors Meeting
Friday, December 20, 2013 Happy Holidays from the CFDA!
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Combined Convention Planning Meeting
Monday, December 02, 2013 CFDA Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, November 28, 2013 Happy Thanksgiving!
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 CFDA Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, September 05, 2013 CFDA Annual Business Meeting
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 2013 Colorado Combined Convention
Thursday, August 01, 2013 Preneed Law Updates: Free Teleconference for CFDA Members*
Saturday, June 15, 2013 CFDA 3rd Annual Golf Tournament
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 CFDA Regional Seminar Series - June 2013
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 CFDA Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, March 06, 2013 Denver Metro Funeral Directors Association
Friday, January 11, 2013 CFDA Board of Directors Meeting

Colorado Funeral Directors Association,  P O Box 631664, Highlands Ranch, CO 80163-1664 U.S.A. 

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