News and Events
Memory Bear Workshop
This workshop will take place at 301 Eagle Drive in Merrill.
Please join us for a time of heling as we create huggable bears form your loved one's clothing.
Choose between 2 free sessions on:
Friday, May 19th from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm or
Saturday, May 20th from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm
To Help ensure that e have enough staff and volubteers on hand, please register by calling 715-536-4646.
You'll need to bring:
- Clean articles of your loved one's clothing
- A 12 oz. bag of fiberfill
- Buttons for the eyes and/or nose
- Any other small items to help you
personalize your bear(pin, medals, patches, etc.)
Waid Funeral Home Receives NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award
We are excited to announce that Waid Funeral Home recently received the 2015 Pursuit of Excellence Award!
The National Funeral Director's Association (NFDA) is pleased to announce that 155 funeral homes have earned the 2015 Pursuit of Excellence Award. This award is presented by NFDA annually to firms that have demonstrated a commitment to raising the bar on funeral service excellence by adhering to strict ethical and professional standards and providing outstanding service to families and communities.
"We offer our congratulations to all NFDA members that earned the 2015 Pursuit of Excellence Award," said NFDA President Robert Moore, IV, CFSP, COO. "These funeral homes are committed to exceeding families' expectations every day and represent the very best in our profession. We are proud to count them as members of NFDA."
To earn an NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award, a funeral home must demonstrate proficiency in key areas of funeral service, such as compliance with state and federal regulations; providing ongoing education and professional development opportunities for staff; offering outstanding programs and resources to bereaved families; maintaining an active level of involvement to in the community; participating and actively serving in the funeral service profession; and promoting funeral home services through a variety of marketing, advertising and public relations programs. Participants are also required to adhere to a Pledge of Ethical Practices.
2015 Remembrance Picnic
Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Remembrance Picnic.
We enjoyed visiting with everyone and sincerely hope that the gathering provided healing for all families.