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Prasser-Kleczka Funeral Homes

Jeff Kleczka, funeral director and owner of Prasser-Kleczka Funeral Homes, has been elected president of the Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association. The WFDA includes more than 350 Wisconsin funeral home members, 18 board members, and three full-time employees. Sworn in as president on June 15, Kleczka will collaborate with the board to maintain the association and represent WFDA in political issues concerning the funeral profession. Prasser-Kleczka Funeral Homes are located on South Howell Avenue and South 27th Street in Milwaukee.

Diversified Insurance Solutions

Matt Weimer, director of strategic solutions at Diversified Insurance Solutions in Brookfield, was recently named the 2016 Raymond ‘Skip’ Hanson Agent of the Year by the Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin and was honored with an “UBBIE award” as Partner Firm Staff Member of the Year by United Benefit Advisors. The Agent of the Year Award annually honors one insurance professional who is exceptionally committed to the insurance business, to IIAW and to the community. The Member of the Year Award honors an employee at a UBA partner firm who is dedicated to UBA’s collaborative efforts, while using UBA’s resources to better serve clients.

Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. Peter Frommelt, professor and interim chief of pediatrics in the division of cardiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, was honored with the 2016 Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Scholar Award. The $25,000 award honors a junior MCW scientist committed to advanced cardiovascular research. The award will assist Frommelt in researching heart function in children during the time the heart is relaxed and filling with blood. Proceeds from the annual Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run/Walk fund the award. The run/walk honors Steve Cullen, a former Milwaukee alderman who died of sudden cardiac arrhythmia at age 40.

Swimming Pool Services Inc.

Pewaukee-based Swimming Pool Services Inc. was honored with a 2016 Guildmaster Award for the company’s commitment to service excellence, based on customer surveys by an independent rating agency. GuildQuality, a customer satisfaction surveying company, annually grants the Guildmaster Award to home building, remodeling and contracting companies that demonstrate service excellence. When determining award recipients, GuildQuality considered the percentage of customers who would recommend the business and the percentage of customers who responded to the survey. Swimming Pool Services’ recommendation rate from its customers exceeded 90 percent. The company specializes in building custom pools, spas and outdoor living areas and providing services and supplies to maintain clients’ facilities.

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