The National Funeral Directors Association has announced that Twiford Funeral Home of Elizabeth City is among the 160 funeral homes in the country that have earned the association’s 2019 Pursuit of Excellence Award.

F. Joe Griffith, representing Twiford Funeral Home, was presented the award by NFDA President Charles Bowman at the 2019 convention in Chicago in October.

This award is presented by NFDA annually to funeral homes that have demonstrated a commitment to raising the bar on funeral service excellence by adhering to strict ethical and professional standards and providing outstanding service to families and communities.

Graham joins EC Morning Rotary Club

The Elizabeth City Morning Rotary Club recently added Sgt. Eddie Graham of the Elizabeth City Police Department as a new member. Graham, who was sponsored by member Pedro Holly, will serve on the Community Service Project Committee.

White to perform at Christmas concert

Courtney White, an Elizabeth City native majoring in worship arts at Grace Christian University School of Music, Worship, and Technology in Grand Rapids, Michigan, will perform during a Christmas concert Dec. 6. The concert, which will showcase a number of student performances, will be held at Rush Creek Bible Church in Byron Center, Michigan.