Funeral Home Happenings August 22, 2017

 

Written by Jacob Terranova

 

Funeral directors and funeral home owners constantly strive to improve themselves for their community and the families they serve.

 

Unfortunately, they don’t often get the recognition they deserve. That’s why Frazer Consultants regularly features the accomplishments of funeral directors and funeral homes in our Funeral Home Happenings blog. See what your peers and colleagues have been up to lately!

 

Funeral Directors Association Donates to Food Pantry

The Quad County Funeral Directors Association of Illinois recently donated $1,000 to the Friends of Jesus Food Pantry.

 

Read more at Harrisburg Register.

 

Wisconsin Funeral Director Honored

Funeral Director Kristy Sadlon, owner of the Divine Passage Funeral Home in Ripon, Wisconsin, was awarded the Distinguished Woman of the Year Award by the Ripon-Green Lake Chapter of Women in Management.

 

Read more at Fond du Lac Reporter.

 

Connecticut Funeral Directors Association Donates $500 Scholarship

The Connecticut Funeral Directors Association (CFDA) awarded Kathleen Sinatra a $500 scholarship fund. She is one of eight students selected by the CFDA to receive a scholarship for the 2017 school year.

 

Read more at Litchfield County Times.

 

All Valley Cremation Opens Doors to Public

All Valley Cremation of Nampa, Idaho, will hold an open house on September 7th along with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The public is encouraged to tour the new facility and enjoy refreshments.

 

Read more at Idaho Press-Tribune.

 

Cemetery Manager Earns Certification

Johnny Greathouse, a cemetery manager at the Rosewood Park Cemetery in Longview, Texas was recertified as a Preplanning Consultant by the NFDA. Candidates for the program must pass specific program requirements, including an examination every four years.

 

Read more at Longview News-Journal.

 

Funeral Home Partners With Vitalboards to Help Save Lives

Andringa Funeral homes of Sibley, Sheldon, and Ocheyedan, Iowa partnered with Vitalboards to assist local EMS in medical emergencies. Vitalboards are magnetic memo boards that homeowners can attach to a refrigerator. They contain vital health information for EMS when assisting in an emergency.

 

Read more at KIWA Radio.

 

New Funeral Home Plans to Host Parties

Integrity Funeral Services is planning a new facility in Burlington, Wisconsin. The owners are hoping to host birthdays, anniversaries, and other celebrations of life alongside traditional funeral services and the funeral home recently received its Class A beer and liquor license.

 

Read more at Racine Journal Times.

 

If you or someone you know deserves recognition, email us at marketing@frazerconsultants.com. We’d love to feature you or them in our next installment of Funeral Home Happenings!

 

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