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Family Matters

Ancient Burials
Sunrise Family Services Society
The Cut Fashion Design Academy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ancient Burials

 

Don’t count on life insurance to pay for your funeral

 

The life insurance industry has a reputation for delaying payouts by wrapping proceeds in red tape, sometimes for months. In the case of a questionable death, it can take as long as two years.  When insurance companies (finally) do pay, they simply pay the beneficiary you have assigned. The beneficiary is free to disburse expenses as they see fit. Will it be according to your wishes?

A pre-need funeral plan combined with pre-need funeral insurance can ensure that your wishes are honoured.  The essential services needed are covered – no matter how high their actual costs are – at the time of death, whether ten years from now or 100 years from now. (You shouldn’t have to worry about living a long life!)  Funeral Insurance is actually something of an invitation to live a long life!  How’s that for irony?

Pre-planning and pre-funding a funeral with manageable monthly payments provides you with peace of mind now, and for your loved ones in the future.

You’ll likely find pre-planning surprisingly simple. Take the first step and call funeral director Zane Green at 604-308-2822 or use our contact form at AncientBurials.com We even make house calls. Or, we can meet you wherever is most convenient for you. Personalized service is just one of the things that sets Ancient Burials apart.

 

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Sunrise Family Services Society

 

Thailand adoptions

All adoptions are special, but there are some unique characteristics to an adoption from Thailand. On a level not seen in many other countries, the Government of Thailand is dedicated to its orphaned and abandoned children. That also applies to the business community, where it is common practice for businesses to close for one day each year and the employees all go to a local orphanage for the day.

Every four years the Government of Thailand sponsors a homecoming trip and visit for Thai children adopted around the world. No other country in the world does this. Families and children return to Thailand and are treated to cultural and tourist events and orphanage visits.

Thailand is a signatory to the Hague International Adoption Convention. Sunrise is accredited under the Hague Convention in both British Columbia and Thailand to assist in the adoption of Thailand’s vulnerable children. If you know of someone who would like to adopt a child from Thailand, please have them contact us. The qualifications to become adopting parents are set out on the Thailand page of our website.

www.sunriseadoption.com

 

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The Cut Fashion Design Academy

 

At The Cut Fashion Design Academy and The Cutting Room our students are designers, creators, engineers and entrepreneurs who learn to apply and transform the way we conceptualize design. We prepare our students for professional excellence in design and business through our rigorous programs.

Our Vancouver institute is where creativity, design and innovation happens. With small class sizes – 6 students per instructor – we provide students with individualized education that helps inspire them in ways that will prove pivotal.

With over 30 part time classes, a diploma program, 7 full time modules and 2 week summer intensives to choose from, there is something for everyone at any level. Our growing roster of fashion design continuing education courses provide students with practical and applicable skills in sewing, pattern making, fashion design, illustration, career development, and more.

Through readings, lectures, class discussions and practical hands on learning and making, students are taught by industry professionals, receiving first-class learning in a real-life business environment, using state of the art digital platforms as well as hands-on hard skill applications. Acquire the skills you need to reach your academic and professional goals!

Find a course that works for you online, www.the-cuttingroom.com or e-mail us at liza@the-cuttingroom.com to learn more! We can’t wait to get you started!

 

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