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12/06/2018

GCA Announces New Board Member

The GCA is pleased to announce and welcomes Joseph Hickey, owner of Canton Funeral Home and Cemetery at Macedonia Memorial Park, as the associations newest board member. Joseph will serve a 3 year term as a Director. With his many years of experience in the cemetery profession, the GCA looks forward to Joseph's contributions to the association and members.

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08/06/2018

REGISTER NOW - GCA-2nd Workshop Wednesday

August 8th, 2018 - HR Topics

The GCA announces its second Workshop Wednesday for August 8th at 9am. This session will include topics related to HR compliance and guidelines and will include several segments containing topics ranging from NEW HIRE CHECKLIST, IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS, LICENSING, EMPLOYMENT LAWS AND RULES, PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING, ONBOARDING PRACTICES, UNEMPLOYMENT, SEPARATION NOTICES AND EVEN COMMON EMPLOYER MISTAKES. This workshop is heavy in topics that owners and managers should not miss.

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07/24/2018

GCA Announces 2nd Workshop Wednesday

August 8th, 2018 - HR Topics

The GCA announces its second Workshop Wednesday for August 8th at 9am. This session will include topics related to HR compliance and guidelines and will include several segments containing topics ranging from NEW HIRE CHECKLIST, IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS, LICENSING, EMPLOYMENT LAWS AND RULES, PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING, ONBOARDNG PRACTICES, UNEMPLOYMENT, SEPARATION NOTICES AND EVEN COMMON EMPLOYER MISTAKES. This workshop is heavy in topics that owners and managers should not miss.

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07/01/2018

Message from the GA Secretary of States Office

GA Cemetery Board Approves Fee Increases

As required by Georgia Cemetery Law and Rule, the Cemetery Board approved an increase in 3 areas, that go into affect July 1, 2018. Increases in Monument Inspection and Site Location Fee is Maximum of $148., Deed Transfer is Maximum of $89., and the Minimum Perpetual Care Trust Fund deposit amount is $69.

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06/28/2018

GCA Launches Workshop Webinars

First Online Webinar held on June 27th

The GCA offers a new benefit to its membership and held its first Workshop Wednesday session on June 27th. During this video session, two of the GCAs board members, Nancy Massingille and Nick Startup, shared with participants, topics that focused on GA Secretary of State cemetery compliance subjects.

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06/28/2018

GCA Elects new President and Board of Directors

During the GCA Annual Meeting held on May 15th, 2018 - the GCA membership elected Robert Parks as their new President. On May 16th, 2018, the 2017-2018 Executive Committee and Board of Directors were installed during the Annual Convention held at the Peachtree City Conference Center by SCCFA President Buddy Ewing.

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05/09/2018

CONVENTION & SALES SEMINAR - ONLY A WEEK AWAY

Pre-arrange - Walk your Talk - Register today

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04/26/2018

GCA Convention & Sales Seminar - More Hotels Rooms Added

NO TIME TO WASTE - ONLY A COUPLE DAYS LEFT ON ROOM BLOCK

The GCA Convention Committee invites you to join us for the 2018 Convention & Sales Seminar - a combined event. We are excited to share a schedule full of topics and speakers that is sure to impress both seasoned professionals and first timers. You will have ample time to visit with and learn from exhibitors and will enjoy the entertainment during our reception on Tuesday eve.

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04/26/2018

GCA 2018 Annual Meeting Announcement

All GCA Members are encouraged to attend the GCA Annual Business Meeting on May 15th, 2018 at 4:45PM at the Peachtree City Hotel and Conference Center. For more information, including member Voter Proxy Forms and BOD Applicant/Recommendation Forms, please visit the GCA website and access complete information under the calendar section.

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04/04/2018

GCA Convention & Sales Seminar Information

Early Registration Discount & Hotel Room Block - ENDS SOON

The GCA Convention Committee invites you to join us for the 2018 Convention & Sales Seminar - a combined event. We are excited to share a schedule full of topics and speakers that is sure to impress both seasoned professionals and first timers. You will have ample time to visit with and learn from exhibitors and will enjoy the entertainment during our reception on Tuesday eve.

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04/04/2018

GCA Shares 2018 Legislative Overview with members

As the 2018 Georgia Legislative Session comes to a close, the GCA shares an overview of legislative activity with its membership. Members can review all 2018 reports by visiting the MEMBERSHIP RESOURSES tab while visiting the GCA website.

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03/21/2018

REMINDER - Sec of State Trusting Report Deadline Nears

The Georgia Secretary of State Annual Trusting Reports are due no later than March 31st. The SOS must have these reports in hand on this date - not postmarked on this date

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03/21/2018

2018 GCA Convention & Sales Seminar Information - NOW AVAILABLE

HOTEL ROOM BLOCK IS QUICKLY FILLING UP

The GCA Convention Committee invites you to join us for the 2018 Convention & Sales Seminar - a combined event. We are excited to share a schedule full of topics and speakers that is sure to impress both seasoned professionals and first timers. You will have ample time to visit with and learn from exhibitors and will enjoy the entertainment during our reception on Tuesday eve.

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03/13/2018

Do you have what it takes?

The GCA is looking for interested members that want to give back to an industry that has been good to them. Do you wish to network and work with forward-thinking professionals who are interested in influencing the trends, and thereby the future of cemetery professionals in Georgia. If your answer is yes, please complete the application to be considered for a position on the GCA Board of Directors - Click on the blue Title to read more and access the application

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02/27/2018

The System University - offered exclusively by ICCFA

The GCA would like to share with its members, The System University - offered exclusively by ICCFA. A great resource for your sales team. Explore the link provided and consider the supporting sales aids, particularly the Personal Planning Organizers.

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02/22/2018

2018 GCA Convention & Sales Seminar Information - NOW AVALIBLE

The GCA Convention Committee invites you to join us for the 2018 Convention & Sales Seminar - a combined event. We are excited to share a schedule full of topics and speakers that is sure to impress both seasoned professionals and first timers. You will have ample time to visit with and learn from exhibitors and will enjoy the entertainment during our reception on Tuesday eve.

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01/16/2018

GCA Presidents Message to Membership

We hope all of you have enjoyed the holidays and we wish each of you the best year ever in your businesses. We have started with a cold blast in the weather, but our hearts are warm each time we meet our families in their time of need. We play an important role as we walk with them in this journey of life and death.

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01/16/2018

GA Secretary of State Message

Reminder - Corp Licence Renewal are Due

Georgia Secretary of State's annual registration season for calendar year 2018 is from January 1, 2018 to April 1, 2018 To keep your entity in "Good Standing" with the Office of Secretary of State, please file your Corporate License on-line.

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01/16/2018

Human Resources Management Checklist for 2018

Are you current with HR matters?

The Seay Management Human Resources Management Checklist ensures that you implement "best practices" in terms of policies, procedures, manuals and documents to hire and retain good employees and motivate them to superior performance.

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01/04/2018

GCA 2018 Membership Drive Underway

Due Date for 2018 Dues is January 1

Thank you for those that have paid their 2018 GCA Membership Dues. Membership packets including GCA Membership Certificates are being prepared and will be sent out by Jan 15th. For those needing assistance renewing your membership, please contact the GCA office at 770-490-6810

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