At the 2012 Annual Meeting CFDA was presented with this American Eagle statue with the following inscription:
"Presented to CFDA in appreciation for your support of Operation E.L.F. 2012."
(l to r) Kimberly Hoffman, Director of the Connecticut National Guard's Service Member & Family Support Center; John Cascio, CFDA Executive Director; Laura Soll, CFDA Public Relations; Sean Brittell, Coordinator of the Connecticut National Guard Family Assistance Center.
CFDA Honored as 2013 Business of the Year by Wethersfield Chamber
On May 15th CFDA was honored by the Wethersfield Chamber of Commerce as their local Business of the Year. Chamber President Carla Unwin introduced John Cascio and Pasquale Folino to the members gathered at the Wethersfield Country Club. The honor recognized CFDA’s efforts during the week following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. 2012-13 CFDA President Pasquale joined John for this photo after the ceremony.
Connecticut Society for Association Executives (CSAE) Names John Cascio the “Connecticut Executive Director of the Year”
HARTFORD, CONN., November 8, 2013 – The Connecticut Society of Association Executives (CSAE) presented its 2013 “Connecticut Executive Director of the Year” award to John C. Cascio of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association (CFDA). The presentation was made at CSAE’s annual meeting at the Inn at Middletown in Middletown, Conn.
“John Cascio was honored for his 26 years in association management and his work as Executive Director of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association,” said Lynn Sedlak, President of the CSAE and Executive Director of the Connecticut Association of Optometrists. “The CFDA was recognized as Association of the Year by CSAE in 2012 because of its work following the Sandy Hook School shootings. It was a privilege to honor the Association last year and I am so pleased to once again honor John for his hard work.”
Joining John at the November luncheon were CFDA Staff members Media Specialist Laura Soll, Administrative Assistant Noelle Frechette, Graphic Designer Beverly Matthews, 2013 CFDA President Pasquale Folino, friends Nancy Bolton and CFDA Member Wayne Buckmiller
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