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12 OGR members honored with NFDA 'Pursuit of Excellence' awards

The Order of the Golden Rule's board of directors wants to congratulate the 12 OGR members that were recognized for their excellent work by NFDA's annual Pursuit of Excellence Awards.

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Spotlight on Beau "Lac" Funeral Home & Crematorium

Marianne Turcotte and Mark Muir are co-owners, managers and funeral directors at Beau “Lac” Funeral Home and Crematorium, Ltd. in Spirtwood, Shellbrook and Prince Albert, Saskatchewan with branch offices in Big River and Leask, Saskatchewan.

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Young Professional Spotlight: Brittany Lawrence Teaster

Brittany Lawrence Teaster is a 37-year-old funeral director and office manager at Boone Family Memorial Home in West Jefferson, North Carolina.

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Castiglia, Hemmerle Partner on Tornado Relief

OGR prides itself on being a place where our members can connect with one another to share ideas and spur each other on to better serve their communities, but it’s also a place where our members forge personal connections that extend beyond the funeral home. 

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OGR international member's managing director appointed an OBE

Jeremy Field of CPJ Field in the UK was recognized for his vital contribution to the funeral sector over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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OGR member Brunswick Memorial Home recognized as 'Best of the Best' by NFDA

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 2, 2021) – The Order of the Golden Rule is excited to announce one of its members was recognized by the National Funeral Directors Association as the "Best of the Best" for 2021 as part of their annual Pursuit of Excellence Awards.

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Young Professional Spotlight: Arianna Rule

Arianna Rule is a 27-year-old funeral director at Brunswick Memorial Home in East Brunswick, New Jersey. She is also the new chair of OGR’s Young Professionals Council.

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Member Spotlight: Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home – Yankton, S.D.

Kevin Opsahl is the owner of Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory in Yankton, South Dakota. He shared his experiences with running a successful funeral home that has been around for more than a century.

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Young Professional Spotlight: Hannah Rathman

Hannah Rathman is a licensed funeral director and embalmer at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society in Raytown, Missouri.

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Freitag Funeral Home wins OGR Exemplary Service Award

INDIANAPOLIS (April 30, 2021) – The Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) awarded Freitag Funeral Home of Bridgeton, New Jersey, with the Exemplary Service Award at its inaugural Golden Circle Celebration virtual awards ceremony April 29.

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Montgomery & Steward wins OGR Exemplary Service Award

INDIANAPOLIS (April 30, 2021) – The Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) awarded Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, Inc., of Pueblo, Colorado, with the Exemplary Service Award at its inaugural Golden Circle Celebration virtual awards ceremony April 29.

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Plummer Funeral Services wins OGR Exemplary Service Award

INDIANAPOLIS (April 30, 2021) – The Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) awarded Plummer Funeral Services of Litchfield, Illinois, with the Exemplary Service Award at its inaugural Golden Circle Celebration virtual awards ceremony April 29.

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Brunswick Memorial Home wins OGR’s Community Service Award

This makes a record four times Brunswick has been selected as the recipient of this award.

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Member Spotlight: Hoffen Funeral Home – Millstadt, Illinois

Elle Heiligenstein is the owner of OGR member Hoffen Funeral Home, LLC in Millstadt, Illinois, and also serves as funeral director and embalmer. She shared her experiences with running a successful funeral home for the past six years.

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Young Professional Spotlight: Eric Cahill

Eric S. Cahill is a 40-year-old licensed funeral director and embalmer at Veterans Funeral Care in Clearwater, Florida.

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OGR member recognized as Funeral Director of the Year by 'American Funeral Director' magazine

Geri Oliverie, manager and owner of Oliverie Funeral Home in Manchester Township, New Jersey, has been selected as "American Funeral Director" magazine's 2020 Funeral Director of the Year.

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Young Professional Spotlight: Candace Hawkins

Candace Hawkins is a 35-year-old funeral director and care center supervisor at Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. in Hamburg, New York. She also serves as the location manager for one of their offices.

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International Perspective: OGR international members on COVID-19

OGR asked some of its international members to offer perspective on how the coronavirus pandemic is playing out in their cities and countries.

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Peter 'Skip' Urban honored with association's highest honor

 

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Brunswick Memorial Home receives OGR Community Service Award

 

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