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WSIU Almanac Thanksgiving 2021

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In Carbondale the 53rd Annual Thanksgiving Day Meal at the Newman Catholic Student center will run today from 11AM to 2:00PM at the Newman Catholic Student Center, located
at 715 South Washington Street in Carbondale. For more information you can call 618-529-3311, or browse to:

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On Saturday November 27, 2021 the Varsity Center in Carbondale is hosting a fundraiser for the annual Irish Festival and Celtic Fair. The benefit starts this Saturday
at 6:00PM and for more information, browse to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/irish-music-concert-and-fundraiser-tickets-210773347757

The Winter Farmer's Market, held inside Carbondale's UniversityMall, begins on Saturday December 4, 2021. To learn more, visit: http://www.carbondalemarket.com/

The City of DuQuoin is hosting a Christmas home decorating contest, with the judging to take place the week of December 12, 2021.
To learn more, visit: https://www.facebook.com/cityofduquoin/posts/252714493547143

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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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