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Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Illinois to host Trivia Night at the Oscars In-Person

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Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Illinois
Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Illinois works with area youth.

A popular in-person fundraiser to support the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Illinois is returning this year. The Trivia Night at the Oscars this year will be held at the Pavilion in Marion on April 9. The club's CEO Tina Carpenter says, in addition to bringing in money to help young people, the evening helps get the club's message out.

"This event really helps raise funds, and raise awareness of what it is that we do for the youth and have a blast at the same time."

Carpenter says, through the years, she is pleased with the young people the club has served.

"Having been around more than 17 years now, we actually have leadership, that were club members."

For more information and to register for Trivia Night at the Oscars, you can call 618-457-8877 or visit: https://bgcsi.org/
Carpenter says Teams are encouraged to registered by April 8.

Born in Newport, Rhode Island to a military family, Kevin Boucher traveled the country and the world at a young age before his family settled in Murphysboro, Illinois in 1976. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Radio-Television at Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale and worked in commercial radio before becoming the Traffic Manager at WSIU Public Television. Boucher has since earned a Master's degree in Professional Media & Media Management Studies from SIU's College of Mass Communication & Media Arts. He is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys gardening and exploring the flora and fauna of the Shawnee National Forest and other beautiful natural areas across southern Illinois. Kevin is embarking on a new path with WSIU as the Community Engagement Producer for WSIU Radio. Look for Kevin's work on air and on line.
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