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WSIU Almanac November 3rd, 2021

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In Murphysboro's Logan Historic Arts District, the Oak Street Arts sale will take place this Saturday, November 6, 2021 starting at 10:00AM. For more information, you
can visit: https://www.oakstreetart.com/events.html

In Williamson county, the Southern Illinois Chili Cookoff will take place on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 204 South Market Street in Marion. To learn more send an
e-mail to sichilicookoff@gmail.com or call 618-969-8800.
You can also learn more about this community event by browsing to: https://www.visitsi.com/view-all-events

The local non-profit Food Works invites applicants to apply for the 2021 USDA Beginning Farmer Rancher Development Grant to help new and beginning farmers in southern Illinois build entrepreneurial small farm business. To learn more, visit: http://www.fwsoil.org/farm-beginnings.html

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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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WSIU Almanac WSIU Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day.