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 June's Issue

  • Technology
    When It's High Time for New High Tech – Don't let a fear of the unknown hold back your business. Here's how to tell when it's time to upgrade your tech.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Conservation
    Saving Water in the Time of Drought – A new conservation program at one California cemetery is reducing water usage while keeping the grass green.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Cover Story
    Planning for the Future – Erie, Pennsylvania, may not be a particularly high cremation rate area ... at least for right now.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Profile
    Centuries of Reverence – Boston's King's Chapel Burying Ground remains a draw for tourists almost 400 years since its founding.
    By Sharon Verbeten

  • Community
    Cemetery Gets Help After Devastating Fire – A fire that destroyed two maintenance buildings and severely damaged a third could have been a disaster for an upstate New York cemetery.
    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