Courses and Events

MetFDA courses and events are developed specifically for the funeral director profession to meet today’s demands.

Upcoming Events

 Jan 11, 2018        10:00am to 3:00pm

2018 Annual General Membership Meeting

Maple Grove Cemetery - Community Conference Center
Kew Gardens Road @ 129th Street, Kew Gardens, Queens, NY 11415

10AM - 12 NOON: Tier II Community-Right-to-Know Program - 2 OSHA CEU\'s

12 NOON - 1 PM: Annual General Membership Meeting

Buffet lunch during review of 2017 Financials; Ratification to accept Sherry Anthony to replace Maureen Lynch as Board Member; Ratification of Proposed By-Laws

1 - 2PM: NYS Pre-need Regulations - 1 Law CEU

2 - 3PM: NYS Final Disposition Law - 1 Law CEU

 Apr 5, 2018        1:00pm to 4:00pm

Board Meeting

Giardino's Restaurant
44-37 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston, NY 11363

This month's meeting will address discussions with Commissioner Polishook regarding abandoned cremains and transfer vehicles being used for multiple remains; an alert for an impostor interacting with OCME cases; committee obligations; possible amendments to the January By Laws; discussion about the Bureau of Funeral Directing and license invalidation; discussion about Calverton National Cemetery; Certificate of Insurance being required by the Archdiocese of New York and current status of the Outing committee.

 Apr 18, 2018        4:15pm to 6:15pm

Continuing Education Presentation with NYPD Ceremonial Unit

Schwartz Bros-Jeffer Memorial Chapel
114-03 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills, NY 11375

Lieutenant Tony Giorgio will discuss the function of the NYPD Ceremonial Unit, the benefits available to members of the NYPD, the assistance available to funeral directors and contact information.  The program will provide you with two Continuing Education credits.

To register for the program, please call the office at (800) 763-8332

 Apr 18, 2018        2:00pm to 4:00pm

Continuing Education Presentation: Perspective of the Jewish Funeral

Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapel
114-03 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills, NY 11375

Martin D. Kasdan, President of Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial has over 50 years of funeral service experience and is a  
Certified Trainer of Dignity Memorial® Escape School and Smart and Safe Living Programs and has presented more than 250 programs in last 20 years.

Mr. Kasdan's presentation on the Perspective of the Jewish Funeral will earn you two continuing education hours.

To register for the program please call the office at (800) 763-8332.

 May 17, 2018        8:00am to 10:00pm

2018 Golf Outing

North Hempstead Country Club
Port Washington Boulevard, Port Washington, NY 11050

This year's event is a week earlier than usual to avoid the complications of Memorial Day weekend getaway traffic. The event begins with a continental breakfast and practice on the putting tee at 9 AM.  The shotgun tee off will launch at 12 noon    You can register to sponsor a portion of the program; reserve your golf position, and dinner seating by calling the Committee Chair Sal Anthony Farenga at (914) 237-5800 or our President John Golden at (718) 359-6300 for further information or reservations. 

 Jun 14, 2018        1:00pm to 4:00pm

Board Meeting

Villa Erasmo
69-61 Juniper Blvd., Middle Village, NY 11379

 Sep 13, 2018        1:00pm to 4:00pm

Board Meeting

Giardino’s Restaurant
44-37 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston, NY

 Nov 8, 2018        1:00pm to 4:00pm

Board Meeting

Scavello’s on the Island
101 City Island Ave, City Island, NY 10464

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