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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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11/30/2017

GCA Workshop Wednesday Series

New Membership Benefit

The GCA adds a new educational element to their membership benefits. In addition to conventions, seminars and workshops attended in person, the addition of on-line Wednesday Workshops - 2 hour sessions, will strengthen the relationship with members and offers guidance for their business operations.

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11/20/2017

GCA Announces their 2018 Convention Plans

May 2018 in Peachtree City, Georgia

We are excited to announce the dates and location of the GCA 2018 Convention and Sales Seminar. Please save the dates - May 15 & 16, 2018 and plan on joining us at the Peachtree City Hotel and Conference Center for this 1 and a half day event. More information will be available on the GCA website as we progress through the planning phases.

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09/06/2017

The Value of GCA Membership

Hear what some of our GCA Members are saying

Seay Management Consultants, Inc. has been an asset to our company and has added great value to our GCA membership. We have contacted Seay multiple times regarding administrative questions and have been provided answers, printed materials, and forms at no cost to us. -Nick, a GCA member ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We contacted Seay Management Consultants when our company was needing to update our Employee Handbook. To my surprise, Seay Management performed a complimentary review of our Employee Handbook since we were a GCA member! We now have a handbook that complies with current laws and protects our Company. -Clift, a GCA member

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09/06/2017

Seay - Special Bulletin - Paying Employees for Down Time

Employment policy in the midst of a hurricane

An important message from our partners at Seay Management Consultants - As we write this newsletter, the country is still reeling from the massive wind and flood effects of Hurricane Harvey, while at the same time, Hurricane Irma is thundering through the Caribbean headed for the United State mainland....... To read the complete article click the headline for the link

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07/23/2017

GCA Elects new Board of Directors for 2017-2018 Term

During the GCA Annual Meeting on June 27th, 2017, the GCA Membership elected this new Board of Directors. Betty Cornett of Hill Haven Memory Gardens in Monroe, graciously accepted the position of GCA President for 2017-2018.

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07/23/2017

HR Management Alert - July 2017

New Released Update for the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification

To View the Management Alert for July - Click on the Blue Headline

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07/23/2017

REMINDER - Licence Renewal Deadline Approaching

Establishment and Personal Licences

Please check your Cemetery Establishment Licence expiration date and your Pre-Need Sales Agents Licences expiration dates and renew if appropriate. Many licences need to be renewed by August 1st, through the Georgia Secretary of States website.

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06/21/2017

Convention - Sales School and More - Only a few days away

You still have time - Act now to attend

Time is fast approaching for the Annual GCA Convention. This year we are joining our friends from the SCCFA (The Southern) along with Tennessee and Kentucky Cemetery Associations. Great Program, Great Presenters, Great Networking, Supportive and Great Vendors, even an afternoon of "SALES SCHOOL - BOOT CAMP". Don't delay, register today !

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06/01/2017

Convention - Only a few weeks away - Act now to attend

Discounted Hotel Rate ends Today - June 1

Time is fast approaching for the Annual GCA Convention. This year we are joining our friends from the SCCFA (The Southern) along with Tennessee and Kentucky Cemetery Associations. Great Program, Great Presenters, Great Networking, Supportive and Great Vendors, even an afternoon of "SALES SCHOOL - BOOT CAMP". Don't delay, register today !

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06/01/2017

GCA Announces - our 2017 ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

All members are encouraged to attend

The GCA will hold its Annual Business Meeting on Tuesday, June 27th at 11:45AM at the Chattanooga Convention Center in Ballroom E,F,G.

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05/11/2017

Convention - Early Registration Discount Extended

Deadline to Save is Now May 24th

Time is fast approaching for the Annual GCA Convention. This year we are joining our friends from the SCCFA (The Southern) along with Tennessee and Kentucky Cemetery Associations. Great Program, Great Presenters, Great Networking, Supportive and Great Vendors, even an afternoon of "SALES SCHOOL - BOOT CAMP". Don't delay, register today !

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03/20/2017

GA CORPORATION DIVISION - REGISTRATION DEADLINE APPROACHING

April 1, 2017 - Deadline for Corporation Registration

If you have not registered or renewed your corporation license, please do so as the deadline at the Georgia Secretary of States Office is fast approaching. Just use the links contained in the attachment to complete. You will have an option of renewal with no changes or renewal with changes.

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