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WSIU Almanac November 8, 2021

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The Healthy Southern Illinois Delta Network is organizing a series of free virtual workshops to help people quit smoking. To learn more, browse to: https://www.hsidn.org/community-health-calendar/online-taking-a-fresh-look-at-lung-health-amp-tobacco-cessation-workshop-pn8c9
These community events are also co-sponsored by the following non-profit groups:
Southern Illinois Healthcare, the Siteman Cancer Network, the Southern Illinois Tobacco Prevention Partnership, and the SIU School of Medicine.

SIU Professor Cade Bursell's film titled "Shawnee Showdown: Keep the Firest Standing" will be shown on November 18, 2021 at the Varsity Center in Carbondale. For more information, visit: https://feedback.facebook.com/events/1072309250196187/

Applications for assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program are now being accepted through the office of the Western Egyptian Economic Opportunity Council. For more information call the Steeleville office at 618-965-9421, or visit: https://weeoc.org/services/energy-assistance/liheap/

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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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