Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel receives award for excellence
WEST DES MOINES — Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel of Mt. Pleasant received the Award of Excellence in Funeral Service at the 133rd Annual Iowa Funeral Directors Association (IFDA) Convention held May 14-16, at the Iowa State Center and Gateway Hotel in Ames.
The Iowa Award of Funeral Service Excellence recognizes a funeral home’s service to the community it serves. Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel, which has been serving Mt. Pleasant and the surrounding communities for 15 years, was one of 15 funeral homes from throughout the state to receive the award.
This is the 13th year the funeral home has been recognized for this achievement. To qualify, a funeral home must excel in four of five areas: presentation of public information, active membership in the state association, sponsorship of community events or services, professional development and personal development.