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Issue: #33

Summer 2015 

Coming Soon -
2015 CIMS User Group Conference

The next CIMS User Group Conference will be held this fall on

Thursday, October 22, 2015, from 9 am - 4:30 pm. This meeting is open to clients and anyone interested in learning more about CIMS software, and will be held at the Ho-Chunk Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, WI . This year we are focusing on changes coming to CIMS, Technology, and Trends in the Cemetery Industry.


The agenda currently includes the following topics:

  • What's new with CIMS and Ramaker & Associates
  • Cloud CIMS & Technology
  • CIMS Tips, Tricks and Traps
  • Cemetery "tours" from other CIMS clients
  • Trends in the Cemetery Industry
  • Cemetery 101

The cost of the conference is $40 per person.  Cancellation must be made seven (7) days before the event for a refund.


Hotel reservations can be made by calling Ho-Chunk Reservations at 1-800-746-2486 before October 7th, 2015. Please ask for the "Ramaker & Associates Hotel Room Block," or "Booking ID#:  4474". The group rate is $109 plus taxes and is available on Wednesday, 10/21 and/or Thursday, 10/22/15.


We will again be offering a training session on Wednesday, Oct 21st for

NEW userswho need a little more basic training. The training session will be free with paid attendance to the CIMS conference on Thursday. The training session is only for NEW users. Any others interested in the training, will only be allowed to attend if seating is available. The training will be held at our office in Sauk City on Wed. afternoon, Oct 21st. Space for the training is limited so please register early.  



In addition, if you are not a CIMS client and are interested in seeing a "one-on-one" demonstration of CIMS Cemetery software, either check the box on the registration form or contact us to schedule a meeting with one of our experts. We typically schedule these meetings before and after the user conference, but we will work with you to accommodate your schedule.  


Registration deadline for the User Group Conference is 10/6/15.  Please call 800-332-7532 if you have any questions.


Please click HERE for the registration form.


Hope to see you there!!


We're Moving!
Ramaker and Associates has outgrown its current office, and on Monday, September 14th, we will be in our new corporate office at 855 Community Drive, Sauk City, WI 53583. Please note that our office will be closed on Friday, September 11th while we move into our new space.


In This Issue
2015 CIMS User Group Conference
We're Moving!
News in the Cemetery Industry

 News in the Cemetery Industry

Current articles about a wide variety of cemetery topics for your review


House votes to ban Confederate flags at federal cemeteries


City of the dead: The hidden treasures of Paris cemeteries


Eco-friendly funerals in private cemetery gardens  


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