Enlightening The Eclipse: Countdown To 2017. Planning For Tens of Thousands.

Oct 21, 2016

As a part of our ongoing feature  "Enlightening The Eclipse: Countdown to 2017" we go to a community information planning meeting which was held on October 18th, 2016.  In this report we will hear from Carbondale Tourism, the Greater Egypt Regional Planning and the Development Commission and, officials with Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and a local business manager.

For more information about the ongoing planning for the eclipse visit the website of the Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau:  http://www.carbondaletourism.org/2017-southern-illinois-eclipse/

For more information about the eclipse and the activities that Southern Illinois University at Carbondale is planning visit:  http://eclipse.siu.edu/