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FOEC received a “Service to Preservation” award!

We've made the news! We're happy to report that the Friends of Eastern Cemetery received a "Service to Preservation" award at the 37th Annual Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Historic Preservation Awards event.  The award was presented at the Governor's Mansion in tande...
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Memorial Day Weekend

We are so excited to announce that we will be teaming up with Northeast Christian Church as part of their "Love the 'Ville" service initiative! Saturday, May 23 will be a massive clean up day from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. We need our volunteers to help work and organize t...
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Eastern Cemetery NEEDS YOUR HELP – Court Date June 25th

UPDATE - We have a court date scheduled for June 25th. In order to preserve Eastern we need everyone to print, sign, and mail the template to Judge Bisig. --- As many of you know, a weak section of the historic concrete cemetery wall on Rogers Street was knocked dow...
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Enroll your Krogers card to help FOEC!

FOEC is very excited to announce that we have been approved for the Kroger Community Rewards Program! Please take a few minutes and register your Kroger Plus card.  Every time you shop at Kroger they will donate a percentage to the Friends of Eastern Cemetery! This cos...
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Giving Tuesday

We've all heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday but did you know about Giving Tuesday? It is a global day of giving back to non-profits in your community. It falls on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving each year. Please think about supporting the Friends of Eastern Cemetery ...
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Fundraiser at the Comedy Caravan – Silent Auction Items Needed

  Comedy Caravan Fundraiser – Silent Auction Items Needed On November 12th from 7pm-10pm, the Friends of Eastern Cemetery will be holding a fundraiser at the Comedy Caravan on Bardstown Road.  It will be a great night of friends, fun, and laughs! Before ...
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FOEC Advanced Cemetery Preservation Workshop with Jon Appell

Our good friend, Jon Appell, is coming back to Eastern Cemetery to teach an advanced class on monument preservation/restoration. If you've attended one of Jon's previous workshops, then this advanced workshop is for YOU! The workshop will take place on Sunday, Octob...
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Taking pre-orders for shelled and un-shelled black walnuts!

  Eastern Cemetery is blessed with some awesome natural resources.  This time of year we have black walnuts in season and are in the process of curing them. Right now we are taking pre-orders with delivery coming around October 31 and stretching until Christma...
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Fundraisers!

We are very happy to announce that we have two upcoming fundraisers! The first event is the Arts & Crafts Festival at the Shops of Forest Springs on Sunday, September 14 from 10am to 5pm. While cleaning the cemetery we found large amounts of grape vine. Our volunte...
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It’s Mulberry Picking Time!

New Opportunity Available for Volunteers of All Ages – MULBERRY PICKERS! We know that many of our supporters would like to help Eastern Cemetery, but may have certain reasons why it’s not possible for them to cut grass or run equipment.  We understand and that’s ok! We...
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