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Carbondale Lions Club recovering from the Pandemic

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The Carbondale Lions Club Pancake day will take place on April 30 at the Carbondale Civic Center.

Because of COVID-19 many in-person fundraisers were not held. Amanda Perryman, President of the Carbondale Lions Club says after a two and a half year absence,

the group is eager to return to their popular in-person pancake day on April 30. She says while the Lions' Foundation helped during the lockdown, she is eager for an in-person event.

"The more we can interact with the community and the more we can engage with them and get them to come to pancake days, the more we can do for our community as a whole."


This year the Pancake Day will be held at the Carbondale Civic on Saturday April 30 starting at 7 in the morning. I'm Kevin Boucher.

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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