ICCFA NAMES 2021 “KEEPING IT PERSONAL” AWARD WINNERS
STERLING, VA —The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) has named its 2021 Keeping It Personal (KIP) Award winners, recognizing the best in personalization in the cemetery and funeral service profession.
Created by the ICCFA Personalization Committee, the KIP program honors recipients in three categories this year: Most Personalized Service/Memorial for Funeral Home; Most Personalized Service/Memorial for Cemetery; and Innovative Personalized Product.
This year’s contest attracted entries from Brazil, Guatemala, Canada, and the United States. Professionals from outside the cemetery and funeral service profession judged the entries. The 2021 KIP winners and honorable mentions will be recognized at the 2022 ICCFA Annual Convention & Exposition on Thursday, March 24, at 9:00 am. Descriptions of each winning entry and honorable mention will be available at iccfa.com/membership/awards/kip/.
The winners are as follows:
MOST PERSONALIZED SERVICE OR MEMORIAL (Funeral Home)
First Place and Grand Prize Winner
Hannah’s Memorial & Green Burial
Connecticut Life Tributes, Wallingford, Connecticut
Cade Hollis Memorial Service
Cloverdale Funeral Home, Boise, Idaho
MOST PERSONALIZED SERVICE OR MEMORIAL (Cemetery)
September 11th Memorial
Washington Park Cemetery Association / Buchanan Group, Indianapolis, Indiana
Champions of Change
Hillside Cemetery, Wilton, Connecticut
AFTR, Brooklyn, New York
The Visit Box
The Visit Box, Windsor, Colorado
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Founded in 1887, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association is the only international trade association representing all segments of the cemetery, cremation, funeral and memorialization profession. The association is comprised of more than 10,000 members in the cemetery, funeral home and crematory industries, as well as supplier and related businesses worldwide.