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Press Releases

Official press and news releases about Save Our Cemeteries.

Save Our Cemeteries And Anne Rice’s Vampire Lestat Fan Club To Host Karstendiek Family/Vampire Lestat Tomb Reception (September 1, 2016 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Seeks Volunteers For Valence Cemetery Clean-up (April 18, 2016 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Announces Second Lecture Of 2016 (April 5, 2016 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Calls For Volunteers For Cemetery Clean-up (March 17, 2016 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries To Clean-up Lafayette Cemetery #1 (March 9, 2016 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Announces A Run Through History 2016 (February 16, 2016 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Announces First Lecture Of 2016 (February 11, 2016 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Gets Re-interred Uptown (February 2, 2016 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Announces Final Lecture Of 2015 Series (November 4, 2015 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Announces “Mourning In Louisiana” Tour (September 9, 2015 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Announces ‘Tombs By Twilight’ Tour (September 1, 2015 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries To Participate In Katrina 10 Citywide Day Of Service (August 12, 2015 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Continues “Open Tombs” Project At Valence Street Cemetery (August 11, 2015 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Announces Annual Fundraising Soirée (July 30, 2015 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Undertakes “Open Tombs” Project At Lafayette Cemetery No. 2 (July 8, 2015 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Awarded 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate Of Excellence (June 4, 2015 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Announces Annual Cemetery Tour And Seminar (May 15, 2015 – PDF)

Save Our Cemeteries Announces Annual Cemetery Tour And Seminar (May 13, 2015 – Online)

News Stories

News reports and articles featuring Save Our Cemeteries.

“Save Our Cemeteries Heads Uptown To Continue Restoration, Preservation Efforts” (WDSU-TV New Orleans, May 3, 2016 – Broadcast Video – Online)

“Unique Course Takes Fundraiser Run Through A Cemetery” (WWL-TV New Orleans, April 17, 2016 – Broadcast Video – Online)

“Save Our Cemeteries Run” – 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 the organization. (WVUE-TV FOX 8 New Orleans, April 11, 2016 – Broadcast/Online)

“5 Best Guided Cemetery Tours in America” (The Huffington Post, November 2, 2015 article – Online)

“All Things Local radio show- Oct 31, 2015, interview with Save Our Cemeteries’ Tony Paone” (WGSO 990 AM -New Orleans, October 31, 2015 broadcast – Podcast)

“St. Louis No. 1 now offers cemetery tours at dusk” (Clarion Herald, October 29, 2015 article – Online)

“Frightfully Fun Halloween Happenings in New Orleans” (Where New Orleans Magazine / WhereTraveler.com, October 2015 issue – Online)

“Things to Do in New Orleans: A Walk on the Creepy Side” (Where New Orleans Magazine / WhereTraveler.com, October 2015 issue – Online)

“A Walk Through New Orleans Cemeteries” (Where Y’at Magazine, October/Halloween 2015 issue – Online)

“New Orleans Cemeteries” (Time Warner Cable segment [via YouTube], October 6, 2015 – Online)

“Volunteers are Struggling to Maintain New Orleans’ Iconic Tombs” (Smithsonian Magazine article, September 28, 2015 – Online)

“Tombs By Twilight Tour” – WVUE FOX 8 Morning Edition Interviews SOC About “Tombs By Twilight Tour” (WVUE-TV FOX 8 New Orleans, September 24, 2015 – Broadcast/Online)

“Vandals, Grave Robbers, and Fire Ants Haunt a City’s Famous Cemeteries” (National Geographic article, September 23, 2015 – Online)

“#TravelTuesday – The French Quarter by day AND night” (Palm Beach Happening article, September 22, 2015 – Online)

“Save Our Cemeteries” (Rouses Supermarket – My Rouses Everyday Magazine article, September/October 2015 issue – [.pdf])

“Save Our Cemeteries” (Rouses Supermarket – My Rouses Everyday Magazine article, September/October 2015 issue [Pg. 51] – Online)

“Investigate Louisiana’s Favorite Haunts” (AAA Southern Traveler Magazine article, September/October 2015 issue – [.pdf])

“Investigate Louisiana’s Favorite Haunts” (AAA Southern Traveler Magazine article, September/October 2015 issue – Online version)

“10 Historical Graveyard Tours Across America” (MSN Travel article, September 2, 2015 – Online)

“Tombs by Twilight tours begin in St. Louis Cemetery 1 in New Orleans” (NOLA.com article, September 2, 2015 – Online)

“Grave Consequences” (NOLA Defender article, September 1, 2015 – Online)

“Open tombs in Uptown cemetery now fixed” (WGNO-TV Report, August 16, 2015 – Video)

“Saving Our Cemeteries” (The New Orleans Advocate article, August 16, 2015 – Newspaper [.pdf])

“Restore & Respect” (East Jefferson Picayune/Harahan-River Ridge Edition article, August 2, 2015 – Newspaper [.pdf])

“Tomb Zone: Save Our Cemeteries Announces Ball” (NOLA Defender article, July 30, 2015 – Online)

“Action Report: Open graves found at second cemetery” (WWL-TV Report, July 22, 2015 – Video)

“Open tombs in New Orleans cemetery?” (WGNO-TV report, July 13, 2015 – Video)

“Photos: ‘Everyone out here really cares’: Group cleans up vandalized Central City cemetery” (The New Orleans Advocate.com Article, July 13, 2015 – Online)

“Save Our Cemeteries bringing tombs back to life” (WWL-TV Report, July 12, 2015 – Online)

“Nonprofit Save Our Cemeteries repairs tombs at Lafayette Cemetery No. 2” (NOLA.com Article, July 12, 2015 – Online)

“More graves vandalized at city cemetery” (WWL-TV Report, May 11, 2015 – Video)

“Save Our Cemeteries fundraiser” (WWL-TV Interview, March 18, 2015 – Video)

“Solo Tourists Banned in New Orleans’ Oldest Cemetery” (The New York Times, Source: AP, January 27, 2015 – Online)

“New Orleans’ oldest cemetery bans solo tourists after repeated vandalism of above-ground crypt of 19th Century voodoo priestess Marie Laveau” (DailyMail.com, Article, January 27, 2015 – Online)

“Vandals, thieves keep targeting city’s most sacred cemeteries, group says” (WVUE-TV/Fox8 Report, November 18, 2014 – Online)

“Marie Laveau’s tomb restoration complete” (WWL-TV Report, October 30, 2014 – Video)

“Tomb of Marie Laveau, Voodoo queen of New Orleans, refurbished in time for Halloween” (NOLA.com Article, October 30, 2014 – Online)

“Restoration work on Marie Laveau’s tomb to be completed on Halloween” (WGNO-TV Report, October 30, 2014 – Video)

Press Kit

Save Our Cemeteries press kit. Logos, news and information available for download.

Save Our Cemeteries Press Kit [All files] (.zip)

 

Logos
Save Our Cemeteries Logo collection [Hi-Res: .jpg, .tiff, .eps, .svg, .ai] (.zip format)

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