Kates-Boylston Publications – American Cemetery

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American Cemetery & Cremation is an independent trade magazine for cemetery owners and managers along with others allied to the field. Each issue of American Cemetery & Cremation offers in-depth coverage of issues affecting the cemetery profession in today's competitive business environment, including grounds maintenance tips, national and state association coverage, marketing, insurance, computers/software and more. With the relaunch of the American Cemetery & Cremation, there is also an added emphasis on cremation.
Published monthly (12 issues per year)

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In August's Issue

  • Conservation
    Cemetery Conservation Doesn't Have to be Expensive – A conservation project to preserve and restore a cemetery doesn't have to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars – especially when much of the work can be done by volunteers.
    By Robert Mosko

  • Cover Story
    A Place of Honor – A Place of Honor The hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery have long been recognized as a place of honor for those who have served our nation. But these days, there is also a growing recognition that the cemetery's trees and gardens are a valuable cultural, historic and natural resource.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Pets
    Paws, Whiskers & Wags Fills an Unmet Need – With more funeral professionals expanding their care to pets, it's clear that the values of funeral service shouldn't only apply to serving humans.
    By Lisa Howard-Fusco

  • Roundtable
    Marketing – The key for many cemeteries is finding ways to get people to think about and visit their properties. Our experts weigh in on why marketing should be an integral part of any business plan.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

In Every Issue


Association of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)
  • Silver Award Table of Contents Design, 2005
  • Silver Award, Publication Re-design, 2004
United Communications Group (UCG)
  • Third Place, Best Instructional Reporting, "From Yesterday to Tomorrow: Does Your Cemetery Have a Plan?" May 2006
  • First Place, Good Writing, "Survivor Cemeteries," November 2005
  • Third Place, Good Writing, "Evanescence," March 2005
  • Second Place, Good Writing, "Honoring Competence, Courage and Sacrifice," June 2007
  • Third Place, Best Instructional Reporting, "Beware of Slip and Fall," November 2007
Graphic Design USA
  • Blue Book Advertising, 2005
  • Mortality Symbols, 2005