SANTA ANA, CA, March 07, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Fairhaven Memorial Park & Mortuary is proud to announce that company president Marla Noel has been honored by Age Well Senior Services. The honor, recognizing Noel's many contributions to the senior-care nonprofit through her work at Fairhaven and with the O. L. Halsell Foundation, was bestowed at the organization's 14th annual Captain's Ball fundraising gala on Saturday, March 1, at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel.
Noel accepted her award from Doug Zielasko, president of Age Well; Dr. Marilyn Ditty, CEO of Age Well; and Dr. Bart Asner of Monarch Healthcare, who sponsored the event. The night's other awards went to Edwards Lifesciences and to Steve Geidt, CEO of Saddleback Hospital.
"It is wonderful to be recognized by Age Well alongside such an esteemed group of honorees, all working toward improving the quality of life for Orange County seniors," said Noel. "Through a multitude of services that provide hope and wellbeing for seniors and their families, Age Well is a nonprofit I am proud to support."
An experienced CPA with an MBA from Chapman University, Noel joined the Fairhaven family 19 years ago, and her continuing involvement in community organizations has grown and enhanced Fairhaven's longstanding reputation. Along with her involvement with Age Well, Noel serves as the vice president of the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Ana, acts as the treasurer of the board of Alzheimer's Association, Orange County and is a member of Woman Sage and the Irvine Rotary Club. She also established the youth-oriented Mortuary Explorer's Club for young people interested in the industry.
Founded in 1911 by Oliver Halsell to provide a peaceful and comforting place for families to honor their loved ones, Fairhaven Memorial Park & Mortuary is Orange County's most beautiful independently owned and operated full-service mortuary, crematory and cemetery. With the memorial park and mortuary in Central Orange County and an elegantly appointed mortuary in South Orange County, Fairhaven offers a wide range of pre-need and at-need services provided with care and compassion. Fairhaven is dedicated to celebrating the individual, providing services that are as unique and wide-ranging as the people they celebrate. Additional information is available at http://www.fairhavenmemorial.com. Connect with Fairhaven at http://www.facebook.com/fairhavenmemorial or http://www.twitter.com/fairhavenoc.
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