June 2021

Page A28 JUNE 2021 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS Se c t i on A Phone: 877-770-TIES (8437) Fax: 276-466-3474 E-mail: customerservice@tiesforyou.com www.tiesforyou.com STYLISH MATCHING TIES FOR PROFESSIONALS Any Size Group or Organization YOUR NEXT GREAT H I RE AWA I TS . A veteran’s commitment to serve doesn’t end when their service ends. Help them reignite their call of duty in a funeral service career honoring the values revered in every branch of our military. Respect. Dedication. Commitment to community. Visit JourneyToServe.com to download a FREE comprehensive toolkit designed to help you recruit and hire veterans into your business. Enlist the talents of a veteran to bring value to your business, comfort to your community, and purpose and possibility to your next great hire. A J O I N T P R O J E C T B E T W E E N BE A PART OF A VETERAN ’ S NEXT JOURNEY TO SERVE . JOURNEY TOSERVE . COM INDIANAPOLIS,IN— The Order of the Golden Rule recently hosted its awards and installation of officers. Nor- mally a part of the annual conference, it was split off this year to become a standalone event hosted virtually to al- low more members to attend. OGR’s most prestigious honor, The Golden Light Award went to Geri Ol- iverie of Oliverie Funeral Home, Manchester Township, NJ. The Gold- en Light Award is OGR’s highest hon- or, recognizing an individual who has made specific, meritorious contribu- tions to society through his or her pro- fession, community or field of volun- tary service as career achievements. “I would like to thank my hardwork- ing staff that supports all my endeav- ours within the community,” Oliver- ie said in her acceptance speech. “The The Order of the Golden Rule hosts Annual Conference Virtually; Awards Honors and Installs Officers Evan J. Strong Kenneth Wortman Mariah Banks Geri Oliverie Continued on Page A29 dedication and long hours required to make all of our community service proj- ects work effortlessly are a true commit- ment to the profession they also have dedicated themselves to.” Oliverie has received OGR’s Commu- nity Service Award twice, first in 2015 and again in 2019. She was named Hu- manitarian of the Year by the American Cancer Society in New Jersey in 2015, was recognized by American Funeral Di- rector magazine as their Funeral Direc- tor of the Year in 2020, and is a charter member of the Funeral Ethics Associa- tion. Oliverie Funeral Home hosts a flu vac- cination clinic every year in September and a blood drive every April, and is a platinum sponsor of both Manchester Day and the Lakehurst Fleet Reserve Attention Association Officers: PO Box 5159, Youngstown, OH 44514 Fax 1-800-321-9040 Email info@nomispublications.com FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS Send Us Your News! News Association ContinueD Scan QR for our website 1-888-792-9315 • mymortuarycooler.com Mortuary Coolers starting at $4,499 Price increase coming in September!