Life Celebration, Inc. was notified on Monday January 23rd that they had been selected as a top 10 finalist in the 6th Annual Firstrust Bank Business First Awards. The award honors businesses in the Philadelphia area that exemplify leadership, innovation, excellence, and service as well as the business’ positive impact on the community.


President of Life Celebration, Inc., Gerry Givnish reacted to the news saying: “We are ecstatic to be recognized as a top 10 finalist and we graciously thank our community for the nomination. Our dream has been to transform the funeral profession and the grieving process for families nation-wide. Being recognized as a finalist for the Business First Award solidifies that we are getting ever closer to achieving our goal.”


The grand prizewinner will be selected at the end of a public voting period that will begin February 12th. Among the top prizes is a gift of $20,000 to donate to a charity of the winner’s choice. More information on the voting process will be released soon as well.


About Life Celebration Inc.
Founded by funeral directors Gerry Givnish and Jim Cummings, Life Celebration is a Community of like-minded, innovative leaders in the funeral profession. Combining the Life Celebration training curriculum and their exclusive customized design and print services, Life Celebration Homes transform how their client families heal and grieve, creating color and light in times of darkness.  For more information on becoming the exclusive Life Celebration Home in your community, call 888.887.3782 or visit