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Join SOC for our Annual Seminar!

Photo credited to photographer Emily Newman. Join Save Our Cemeteries for our Annual Seminar on July 16th, 2016. Guests interested in joining SOC for the full-day will enjoy guided tours of St. Louis No. 3, Metairie and Cypress Grove Cemeteries (tran...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Jun 21, 2016

Happy Father’s Day to Cat Daddy’s Everywhere!

There’s not many households where sibling kitties are still living with their cat parents, but in my household, they are! Mia, Peanut, and Rolz are graced to have mama Zoey and papa Zee in their lives and it’s been an incredible journey watching...

FOX 8 New Orleans Interviews SOC About “A Run Through History”

WVUE-TV / New Orleans FOX 8 interviews Development Director for Save Our Cemeteries, Mac Devaughn, to talk about the 15th annual “A Run Through History” event, and how it benefits our organization. Air-Date: 4/11/16. View the whole interv...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Apr 11, 2016

2016 SOC Lecture Series: Beautiful, Historic and Unique Metairie Cemetery

Metairie Tombs, New Orleans. Photograph by Andreas Kalimeris, 2008   The 2016 Save Our Cemeteries lecture series continues with our second lecture on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6:30 pm, with a presentation by Lake Lawn Metairie’s Community O...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Apr 5, 2016

For Immediate Release: Save Our Cemeteries To Clean-up Lafayette Cemetery #1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SAVE OUR CEMETERIES TO CLEAN-UP LAFAYETTE CEMETERY #1 Cemetery Preservation Organization Teams With The Industrial Asset Management Council To Beautify Historic Uptown Cemetery NEW ORLEANS, LA – March 9, 2016 – Save Our Cem...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Mar 9, 2016

Thank You Volunteers Who Participated In Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 Cleanup!

Photograph by Judi Bottoni   We’d like to extend our thanks to Bayou Preservation LLC and students from the Tulane University TIDES Program for volunteering on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 in our cleanup of Lafayette Cemetery No. 1! We love s...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Mar 7, 2016

2016 SOC Lecture Series: New Orleans – Life and Death in the Big Easy

The 2016 Save Our Cemeteries lecture series will begin with our first lecture on February, 25, 2016 at 6:30pm, with a lecture by Cheryl Gerber at Lake Lawn Funeral Home. This event is free and open to the public. Gerber’s lecture will focus on...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Jan 28, 2016

Register now for A Run Through History 2016!

The 15th Annual A Run Through History, a 1-mile and 5K run/walk benefiting Save Our Cemeteries, will be on Sunday, April 17th, 2016 in Metairie Cemetery. Registration is underway, so register today to guarantee a t-shirt and spot in the pack. The 1-m...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Jan 21, 2016

SOC Final Lecture Of 2015 Series On November 10, 2015

Join us for Save Our Cemeteries’ final lecture of our 2015 series, “Taken to the Grave: Lesser Known Tombs in the St. Louis Cemeteries” a lecture by Sally Asher, on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 6:30 pm. Sally Asher is a skilled res...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Nov 4, 2015

“Tombs by Twilight” Tour Featured In Clarion Herald

Save Our Cemeteries “Tombs by Twilight” tour is featured in an October 29, 2015 article by the Clarion Herald, the official newspaper of the Archdiocese Of New Orleans. Excerpt: “’Tombs by Twilight’ is held the fourth Saturday of th...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Nov 3, 2015

All Saints Day 2015 SOC Activities

Vaults of old St Louis Cemetery No. 1, All Saints Day postcard, date unknown (public domain)   Have you made your plans for All Saints Day on November 1? Here are the activities that we have planned for All Saints Day on Sunday, November 1st: In...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Oct 30, 2015

SOC’s Tony Paone To Be Interviewed on WGSO 990AM

Be sure to tune in and listen to WGSO 990 AM (New Orleans) this Saturday morning, October 31st at 9 am as radio host Paul Baricos interviews Save Our Cemeteries’ tour-guide Antonio (Tony) Paone on his show “All Things Local”. The &#...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Oct 30, 2015

All Saints Day Archdiocese Schedule 2015

“Decorating the Tombs” from Harper’s Weekly, 1885 (public domain)   Archdiocese of New Orleans All Saints Day Mass and Blessings of the Graves – November 1, 2015. The Archdiocese of New Orleans will be performing a special Mass and B...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Oct 28, 2015

All Saint’s Day Archdiocese Schedule 2015

“Decorating the Tombs” from Harper’s Weekly, 1885 (public domain)   Archdiocese of New Orleans All Saints Day Mass and Blessings of the Graves – November 1, 2015 All Saints Day Mass with Archbishop Gregory Aymond: 9 am at Our Lady of...
by Save Our Cemeteries on Oct 28, 2015

What Factors Affect Your Decisions In The Coming Presidential Election?

Seems like wherever you turn the news on television, most of it are about the upcoming United States presidential election.  Highly important issues  and other political concerns are in the debate agendas of each candidate.Tomorrow evening...
by Mhar's Display on Sep 15, 2015

Happy Independence Day, USA!Fireworks at our place. :) ...
by Mhar's Display on Jul 5, 2015

SparkGig — Find the perfect talent for your special events

“ Ever needed that perfect wedding singer? A guitarist for a birthday party? SparkGig helps you find and hire talent for your specific events easier than before. And in a classy move, SparkGig even gives back to a cause of your choice every time a...
by Bir Fikrin mi Var on Jan 27, 2015

Republic Day 2015 26th January Kids Special Events Themes Dress Code

Republic Day 2015 Kids Special Events Themes Dress Code: Republic day 2015 celebration rolling dices are just to stop and by now with a still effect the preparations for same might have been completed in the schools. In India not only the government...
by Tipsteacher Online Blog on Jan 23, 2015

City of Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission Public Hearing Notice

The Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission will hold a public hearing on proposed updates to the City's Special Events Policy at 7 p.m. on Thurs, Jan 15.
by Red Brick Town on Jan 11, 2015

My Version of “12 Days of Christmas” Gifting

Better Blueprint My giving spirit continues….. In my effort to continue showing y’all how much I value your time and support, my day 2 of “12 Days of Christmas” is to give away a $100 gift certificate for a pair of Tieks…...
by Blueprint for Style on Dec 19, 2014


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