Arkansas Funeral Directors Association

Inspiring excellence in service for funeral professionals

Welcome to the Arkansas Funeral Directors Association Website

Welcome to the website for the Arkansas Funeral Directors Association. Our association is made of the professional men and women across our state serving in the funeral industry. The association exist to bring guidance and help to our members. We work to do this through government relations—watching on your behalf what regulations could impact our service and advocating for our profession. We also want to continually expand our service to our members by providing continuing education, professional development, peer relationships, studies in best practices and trends, public relation guidance and much more.

Thank you for visiting our website. Check again soon for updates and news!

Thank you,

Sarah Wilkerson Casteel
870-642-2218
Cell 870-784-1167
sarah.casteel@wilkersonfuneralhomes.com

AFDA 2016 Annual Convention


This year’s convention looks to be our best ever. A great cocktail reception for networking, a special banquet honoring our industry, continuing education, and the races are all in store at this year’s convention in Hot Springs. Hurry and register today. Bring your co-workers for this one time a year opportunity!

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26 
4:00 P.M. – 5:15 P.M. REGISTRATION 
Location: Embassy Suites Hotel 400 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901           
5:00 P.M. – 6:45 P.M. COCKTAIL RECEPTION Arranged by Selected Funeral Life Insurance Company
Location: 119 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901
7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. AWARDS BANQUET
Location: The Regency 714 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27 
7:30 A.M. – 8:30 A.M. BREAKFAST HONORING PAST PRESIDENTS
Location: Embassy Suites 
8:30 A.M. – 8:45 A.M.  REGISTRATION FOR CEUs
Location: Embassy Suites
8:45 A.M. – 11:00 A.M CEU - HOSPICE AND BURNOUT BY DR. JOHN D. CANINE, SPONSORED BY ROLLER                       FUNERAL HOME 
Location: Embassy Suites
11:00 A.M.- 11:15 A.M.  ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING Location: Embassy Suites
12:00 Noon – LUNCH AT OAKLAWN AND AFTERNOON AT THE RACES
Location: Oaklawn Race Track 2705 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901


Click here to reserve your room at Embassy Suites.
To receive our group rate, contact the hotel directly at 

(501) 624-9200 and ask for the AFDA convention rate.


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Upcoming Events

February 26, 2016

The 2016 AFDA Conference will kick off on Friday, February 26th with a cocktail reception starting at 5:00pm followed by the banquet at 7:00pm. The dress code is business professional.

During the banquet we will be introducing this year's Hall of Fame inductees and the AFDA Funeral Director of the Year; showcasing those who have influenced and impacted the funeral industry in Arkansas.

Immediately following the continuing education please join us at Oaklawn for a Day at the Races. Here we will enjoy lunch, comradery and horses!

Stay tuned, details to follow.

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Arkansas Funeral Directors Association
523 South Louisiana  ♦  Suite 222  ♦  Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-246-8842  ♦  Fax: 866-935-6893
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