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5:05 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Donations Needed for SIRIS Classic Vinyl Sale

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The 6th Annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl Sale will take place at the University Mall in Carbondale 9/7 from 10am-9pm and 9/8 from noon-6pm.
The 6th Annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl Sale will take place at the University Mall in Carbondale 9/7 from 10am-9pm and 9/8 from noon-6pm.
Credit WSIU Public Broadcasting.

Contact:  Robby Ballard, SIRIS Vinyl Sale Coordinator, (618) 453-4355, robby.ballard@wsiu.org

Carbondale, Ill. -- Cleaning out your closets, attic, or garage this summer? Donate your old albums, CDs, DVDs, eight-track tapes, cassettes, VHS tapes, electronic games, and working stereo equipment to the 6th Annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale, coming to the University Mall in Carbondale on Saturday, September 7 from 10am to 9pm and Sunday, September 8 from noon to 6pm.

Music donations of rock, country western, jazz, and blues are especially welcome. All donations must be in good condition and will be accepted now through Friday, August 16 at the following locations:

* University Mall Guest Services, 1237 East Main, Carbondale

* SIU Credit Union, 1217 West Main & 395 North Giant City Road, Carbondale

* SIU Credit Union, 300 S. Pershing, Energy

* SIU Credit Union, 2809 Outer Drive, Marion

* Wright Do-It Center, 208 South Williams, Murphysboro

Event sponsors include the University Mall in Carbondale, the SIU Credit Union, and Wright Do-It Center in Murphysboro.

All sale proceeds will benefit the Southern Illinois Radio Information Service (SIRIS), a special service of WSIU Public Radio and SIU Carbondale for individuals who are blind or whose physical condition makes reading difficult or impossible. Broadcasts include regional and national newspapers, magazines, and books. SIRIS is supported in part by the United Way of Southern Illinois.

Questions about the sale should be directed to Robby Ballard at (618) 453-4355 weekdays between 9am-5pm or via email to robby.ballard@wsiu.org.

About WSIU Public Broadcasting

WSIU Public Broadcasting is licensed to the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University and is an integral part of the College of Mass Communication & Media Arts on the Carbondale campus. The WSIU stations reach more than three million people across five states and beyond through three digital public television channels, three public radio stations, a radio information service, a website, and an education and community outreach department.

WSIU's mission is to improve the quality of life of the people they serve. The WSIU stations partner with other community organizations to promote positive change and to support the academic and public service missions of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Learn more and get the latest station news online at wsiu.org and on WSIU's Facebook and Twitter pages.

WSIU's programs and services are partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

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