Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. Wins Two Ginny Awards

September 1, 2009
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image BROADVIEW, IL, 2009: ? For the fifth year in a row, Wilbert Funeral Services? Cremation Choices catalog is the proud recipient of the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) 2009 Ginny Award of Excellence for Outstanding Product Catalog. In addition, the philanthropic efforts of the Wilbert Foundation were also recognized with a ?Ginny? for the work the organization does with pediatric hospitals.

The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) created the GINNY Awards in 2002 as a way to honor professionals in the cremation and memorialization industry. The inaugural honor went to the individual after which the award was named, Ginny Blair, who had been CANA’s Public Relations Consultant since 1982. Commencing in 2003, the Ginny’s quickly rose as the benchmark for industry public relations and advertising campaigns recognizing outstanding and innovative creative.

?Receiving two Ginny awards is a humbling experience for the entire Wilbert organization. These honors validate our efforts and our commitment to provide cremation families with valuable tools and programs for creating a meaningful cremation memorial for their loved one,? stated Joe Weigel, Wilbert?s Vice President of Marketing.

The Cremation Choices catalog heightens awareness of the many selections available to families when cremation is chosen as the means of final interment. In addition to product selections, the catalog discusses service options as well as the many ways cremation products can be personalized.

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?The organizations we recognized with Ginny awards have given us superb examples of innovation, excellence and world-class performance,? said Bill McQueen, CANA?s president. ?They serve as role models for companies of all kinds striving to improve effectiveness and increase value to their cremation customers.?

Copies of the Cremation Choices catalog can be obtained by contacting any local Wilbert licensee organization or by emailing more-info@wilbertinc.com. Additional information about the work of the Wilbert Foundation can be found at www.wilbertfoundation.org.

Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. is the leading single-source supplier of burial vaults and cremation-related products and services to North American funeral homes. From its offices in Broadview, the company licenses the right to manufacture burial vaults under the Wilbert trademark to a network of over 200 licensees and sub-licensees throughout North America.

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