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CONVENTION Registration is now open

The GCA is excited to announce that you can now make your plans to attend a family style convention and vacation at the beautiful ocean front - Westin Hilton Head Resort and Spa.

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GCA - Maintenance Workshop - CANCELLED

With regret, the GCA is cancelling the March 16th Maintenance Workshop/Seminar. The GCA is planning on a reschedule of this event in the Fall of 2021 - say tuned for more information.

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The GCA shares COVID Vaccine information from the ICCFA with the members of the GCA to assist deathcare workers with a priority - essential worker status.

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It is with a heavy heart

The passing of Buddy and Karole Sue Reeves

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Convention News

Things to do..... Send your registration in TODAY

Where can you visit with 40 vendors, take in amazing speakers sharing topics that will take you and your business to the next level and network with like minded industry professionals. Right in Atlanta at the Georgia Cemetery Association (multi state convention) this next week - August 30-Sept 1st. Visit our website for more details

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A President's Message

Please join us

I want to say a special thank you to our members who have registered for the upcoming convention! I am so excited to see all of you and spend time with you. We have been working hard to prepare an action-packed convention. Your well being is our highest priority and the Hyatt Regency is bringing safety and cleanliness to an elite level. If you haven't already, please send in your registration form for the convention. Also, time is running out to secure the special rate negotiated in our room block, so act now, should you wish to stay onsite. ~ See you in Atlanta, soon, Nick Startup

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GCA Annual Meeting Notice

To All GCA Members: Please join us for the 2020 GCA Annual Meeting of Members in Atlanta, Georgia at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hotel - Centennial Ballroom, on August 31st, 2020 at 2:00PM

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Reminder - Cemetery Licence Renewal are DUE

Cemetery Licence renewals expire on August 1st. Georgia cemeteries need to submit their renewal notices prior to August 1st. Everyone should have received their renewal notices in the mail. You can either pay via check or online. If you need to download a form or if you want to pay via online, you can go to

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New Convention dates - Aug 30th - Sept 1

The convention committee announces the rescheduling of the 2020 Convention and Annual Meetings. The new event dates are Aug 30th - Sept 1, at the same venue, with the same schedule. It was a difficult decision, however, with a little more time to recover from the current times everyone is facing, the committee felt rescheduling would benefit all concerned. All the updated documents and forms can be found on the GCA website, either under the event tab or in the calendar section.

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GCA shares SBA and PPP info with its members

SBA and PPP programs for small business owners

During these ever changing days during the pandemic situation, we have been sharing a lot of information with our membership. Many of our GCA members are small business owners and are needing to make important business decisions regarding their employees, the families they serve as well as the overall operation of their business.

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Georgia Corporation Licence

Renewal Reminder

Georgia Secretary of State’s annual registration season for calendar year 2020 is from January 1, 2020 to April 1, 2020. Your annual registration must be postmarked by April 1, 2020. If your annual registration and payment are not postmarked by the April 1st deadline, you will be assessed a $25.00 late filing penalty fee and/or your entity may be administratively dissolved or revoked by the Secretary of State. To keep your entity in “Good Standing” with the Office of Secretary of State, we encourage you to file your annual registration online with a credit card at, as soon as possible. The Corporations Division accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and ATM/Debit Cards with the Visa or MasterCard logo for online filings only.

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