Kates-Boylston Publications – American Cemetery

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American Cemetery is an independent trade magazine for cemetery owners and managers along with others allied to the field. Each issue of American Cemetery 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, preneed, marketing, cremation, insurance computers/software and much more.
Published monthly (12 issues per year)

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In July's Issue

  • CANA Convention Preview
    The Cremation Association of North America promises to provide useful tools to help attendees capitalize on the growing momentum of cremation at its annual convention
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Cremation
    Creating Spaces – There are a number of ways for cemeterians to embrace the cremation customer, and perhaps one of the most visually appealing options is a cremation garden.
    By Lauren Moore

  • Memorialization
    It All Began When Two People Fell in Love – How do you talk to couples about companion cremation memorialization?
    By Ethan Darby

  • History
    Something Special Down Under – It may not be commonly known, but pet cemeteries have been with us throughout time, with their history traced around the globe and back thousands of years.
    By John Mathew Smith

  • Profiles
    National Treasures – As final resting places, national cemeteries are a lasting tribute that commemorate veterans' service and sacrifice to this nation.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Roundtable
    Pet Memorialization – TWhen pets die, their owners want to memorialize their faithful, furry companions. Our experts explain how death-care professionals can reach the pet lovers in their communities.
    By Lauren Moore

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