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Welcome to the Independent Funeral Directors of Georgia website. Please take a few minutes to look over our many different activities we have planned throughout the year. We feel we have assimilated a like minded organization that supports, promotes, and encourages independent funeral homes across Georgia.

Your membership allows us to provide you and your firm with a strong and effective representation in our state. We work on a daily basis to educate our representatives and our members. Every issue will be presented to our members for their input, your opinion matters to IFDG. Your membership also allows you to benefit from training, meetings, and educational resources, as well as you receive substantial discounts from our partner organizations. We keep our members informed of current events via emails, our website, newsletters, during our roundtables and our summer conference.

Our strongest attribute is the enduring friendships created throughout our organization. These friendships allow us to discuss areas of opportunities in each of our markets. We not only benefit each other, we enhance the families whom we serve daily.

Thank you for taking the time to review our website, we are thankful for our members, our vendor friends, and we welcome new members!

2014 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

IFDG's Annual Conference was held August 3-6, 2014, at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel. 

This was a great event with wonderful speakers and fun for all! 

Conference pictures and more information will be posted soon! 

Thank you to everyone who exhibited, sponsored, attended and presented during our 2014 Conference!

 

Thank you to our 2014 Annual Conference Sponsors

IFDG Past Presidents Reception Sponsor 

Master Grave Service / Signet Supply

Conference Sponsor

Federated Insurance

Conference Speaker Sponsors

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home

Federated Insurance

Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service

Matthews International

Conference Folder & Tote Sponsor

Messenger Stationery

Meal Sponsors

Ambulance & Funeral Coach

Astral Industries

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home

Cherokee Casket Company

Cincinnati Equitable Life Insurance Company

Shields Southeast Sales, Inc.

Taylor Funeral Homes

Trembling Earth Vault Company

 

Thank you to our 2014 Annual Golf Tournament Sponsors 

Tournament Sponsor

McDaniels Financial Services, LLC

Lunch Sponsor

Georgia Eye Bank, Inc.

Beverage Cart Sponsor

Matthews International

Team Sponsors

Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory

Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Inc.

Townsend Brothers Funeral Home

Hole Sponsors

Aurora Casket Company, LLC

Bearden Funeral Home

Castellaw Funeral Home

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc.

Henderson and Sons Funeral Home, Inc.

Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home

Matthews International

Michael Propeck - Messenger Stationery

Paulk Funeral Home

Service Casket Company

Shepard Funeral Home

Southern Funeral Supply

Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory

Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Inc.

Tommy Johnson

Townsend Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.

Vantage Products Corporation

 

Thank you to our 2014 Annual Conference Exhibitors

Ambulance & Funeral Coach

Atlantic Coast Life Insurance Company

Aurora Casket Company, LLC

Batesville

Cincinnati Equitable Life Insurance Company

Doric of N. Georgia / Doric Products

Federated Insurance

Foothills Planning Services

Georgia Eye Bank, Inc.

Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service

Homesteaders Life Company

LifeLink of Georgia

McDaniels Financial Services, LLC

Master Grave Service

Matthews International

Messenger Stationery

Ogeechee Technical College – Funeral Service Education

Pierce Companies

Shields Southeast Sales, Inc.

Thacker Caskets, Inc.

The Dodge Company

The Heritage Company

The Outlook Group, Inc. / Physicians Mutual

Vantage Products Corporation

 

 

IFDG DAY AT THE CAPITOL

(Left to Right)

Charlie Watts, IFDG Lobbyist; Dan Reece, Matthews Sales Representative; Brad McKinney, Roper Funeral Home; Richard Nathan Stanley, IV, IFDG President; Governor Nathan Deal; Rob Roberson, IFDG 1st Vice President; Ted Bearden, IFDG Past President; Amanda Lucas, IFDG Director, District V; Thomas Lucas; and Kevin Roper, IFDG Director, District VII

ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • IFDG's email address is info@ifdg.org.  Our AOL email address will no longer be used.  We encourage you to update your email address book to ensure you receive all updates, briefings and information from IFDG. 
  • 2015 Conference: September 13-15, 2015 at the Inn at Ellis Square, Savannah, GA
REMINDERS
  • IFDG's email address is info@ifdg.org.  
    • Please note: as of 8-10-14 the AOL email address is no longer used. 
  • Check-out our new Jobs section for job opportunities and resumes in the funeral service industry.  Do you have a job opportunity or resume that you would like us to post?  Contact the IFDG office today or visit our Jobs section for more information.
  • Would you like to be added to the IFDG Mailing List?  It's as simple as sending us an email, info@ifdg.org, with your contact information.
  • 2013-2014 Membership Dues were due October 1, 2013.  If you have any questions or need a duplicate invoice, please contact the IFDG office, 770-445-3180 or info@ifdg.org.
  • Do you have suggestions for our website? If so, please notify Christie Carpenter, 770-445-3180 or info@ifdg.org.

 

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