November 6 2013: Creative Marketing for the Dead, with speaker Robin Simonton


Robin Simonton has been the Executive Director of Historic Oakwood Cemetery since November of 2011. Robin holds a BA in US History from the University of Hawaii and an MA in Historical Administration from Eastern Illinois University. Previously, she was the Program and Volunteer Services Executive at Girl Scouts — North Carolina Coastal Pines.

Find out all about the history of Oakwood Cemetery, and its future. Robin speaks about the challenges of marketing and selling cemetery plots, the oddities of a historic cemetery, and some fun stories from public tours.

Robin served as the researcher of the book Oahu Cemetery: Burial Ground & Historic Site, written by Nanette Napoleon in 1997 and currently is the online editor of The Graveyard Rabbit Online Journal.

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Designbox Lunch Series organized by Designbox collaborator, Karl Sakas of Agency Firebox.