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 December's Issue

  • ACE Award
    The Winner – Curlew Hills Memory Gardens in Palm Harbor, Florida, takes top honors as the winner of the 2015 Cemetery Excellence Award.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • History
    Shop 'Til You Drop – The founders of some famous department stores rest in graves and mausoleums that mirror the grandeur of the retail settings they created.
    By Alexandra Kathryn Mosca

  • Design Portfolio
    Off the Grid – Recognizing families' growing preference for cremation, as well as the desire to be more environmentally friendly, York Cemetery and Visitation Centre in Toronto has added two geothermal-powered columbarium buildings on its grounds.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Cremation Gardens
    Making Your (Cremation) Garden Grow – With the public's continuing embrace of cremation, cemeterians are exploring new ways of doing business, including adding cremation gardens to their offerings.
    By Steve Cronin

  • 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