< Back to All News

Cemetery District Wins Award

The Nevada Cemetery District of Nevada County  has won the prestigious R.W. Thomas Award for Cemetery of the year for 2012.  District Manager Gary Plunkett and Board Chairman Dennis Cassella received the award at the Annual Conference of the Northern California Association of Public Cemeteries in Corning last week. Plunkett says the award recognizes all the hard work and planning that went into the recent creation of two lawn cemeteries in the district,  Deer Creek Cemetery on Red Dog road and Elster Cemetery off McCourtney Road.

click to hear Gary Plunkett

The Nevada Cemetery District covers 600 square miles in Nevada county  and in the 27 cemeteries in the District,  about 65 acres of property  is   maintained  year round.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment



* captcha