Wednesday, October 3, 2012 – Wilmington, NC – On October 8, 2012, the Funeral Service Foundation Board of Trustees will host their annual Donor Reception at The Westin in Charlotte, NC, following the NFDA Annual Convention. The event is an opportunity to thank and award those who supported the foundation and to welcome new contributors.

Live Oak Bank is proud to support the Funeral Service Foundation by donating to the organization and encouraging others to do the same,” commented Doug Gober, Executive Marketing Manager – Death Care Management at Live Oak Bank. “As a newer member of the death care community, the Bank felt that this was a great opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to the industry.”

“Thanks to Live Oak Bank for their generous exclusive sponsorship of the Funeral Service Foundation’s Donor Reception,” expressed Kathy Wisnefski, Executive Director of the Funeral Service Foundation.  “We appreciate that Live Oak recognizes the important work of the foundation, and we value our newly-formed partnership.  My hope is that the Bank’s generosity elicits other philanthropic death care industry leaders to do the same.”  For more information about FSF, please visit funeralservicefoundation.org.