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25 Forgotten Veterans to be Honored in Two Ceremonies

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. - September 10, 2013 - Twenty-five veterans whose remains have been orphaned and abandoned until now, will be laid to rest with help from the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral providers in New Jersey allied with the New Jersey’s Mission of Honor.   Read More.

Abduction Prevention Program Available for Kids

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - June 26, 2013 - To arm children and their parents with knowledge and techniques to avoid or escape abduction, Hardage Giddens Town & Country Funeral Home / Riverside Memorial Park in Jacksonville is offering to conduct the Dignity Memorial® Escape School® program to the community.   Read More.

Unique Partnership Benefits Diabetes Research, Education and Advocacy

Houston, TX - May 13, 2013 - Diabetes affects more than 30 million people in North America. A new partnership may help change the future of diabetes.   Read More.

Palm Downtown Mortuary and Cemetery Unveils Garden of Dreams

Las Vegas, NV - February 15, 2013 - Palm Mortuary and Cemetery, along with Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Councilman Ricki Barlow, celebrates the opening of the Garden of Dreams, a monument dedicated to the civil rights movement.   Read More.

Military Honors Ceremony for Seven Arizona Territorial Rangers Who Paved Way for Arizona Statehood

PHOENIX, Ariz. - January 02, 2013 - As Arizona marks the state’s centennial, the Phoenix community joins together to remember and honor seven Territorial Rangers who served from 1901-1909 and are buried at Greenwood/Memory Lawn Cemetery, paving the way for Arizona’s statehood.   Read More.

The Dignity Memorial® Network Honors Five Individuals Who Gave the Gift of Life Through Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

Houston, TX - November 05, 2012 - The Dignity Memorial® network will honor Ben Breedlove of Austin, Texas; Danny Bost of Winston Salem, N.C.; Dale Alan Covington of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.; Anthony Ray Alvarez, Jr., of Eastvale, Calif.; and Alexis “Lexi” Scanlin of Las Vegas with floragraphs—portraits made of floral and natural materials—to be decorated by family and friend in December and featured on the Donate Life float entry in the 124th Rose Parade on Jan. 1, 2013, in Pasadena, Calif.   Read More.

Salute to America’s Veterans at U.S.S. Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum

San Diego, CA - October 08, 2012 - In a salute to America’s Veterans in honor of Veterans Days, Glen Abbey Memorial Park & Mortuary along with VITAS invites the community to recognize the service and sacrifice of today’s veterans and remember the veterans of yesterday at the U.S.S. Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum in San Diego on Friday, November 2.   Read More.

Sixth Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration Honors Mexican/Hispanic Tradition

Monrovia, Calif. - September 24, 2012 - In its sixth year, a special celebration of Dia de los Muertos, the traditional Mexican/Hispanic festival of remembrance, in which departed spirits feel welcome to hold a reunion with living relatives will be held on Friday, November 2 at Live Oak Memorial Park in Monrovia, Calif.   Read More.

Chicagoland Cemetery Marks 100 Years of Celebrating Lives

Forest Park, Ill. - August 31, 2012 - Woodlawn Memorial Park will celebrate serving the Chicagoland for 100 years at 11 a.m. on September 15. Cemetery and funeral home tours will be available.   Read More.

Dignity Memorial Uses Seattle’s Torchlight Run to Highlight Northwest’s Perception of Funerals, Memorials

Seattle, Wash. - July 27, 2012 - Dignity Memorial representatives will be running in Seattle's Seafair Torchlight run, while carrying an urn used to hold the ashes from a cremation nestled inside a full-sized sea kayak.   Read More.

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