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2015 Remembrance Picnic

Published: April 15, 2015

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.

Waid Funeral Home Receives NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award

Published: April 8, 2015

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.

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