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WSIU Almanac December 6 2021

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Kevin Boucher
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In Carbondale, the Stage Company is performing A Christmas Story starting Thursday December 9 at the Varsity Center for the Arts. To learn more, visit: https://m.facebook.com/events/262616825803411/?event_time_id=262616839136743&_rdr

In Jefferson County the Downtown Mt. Vernon Christmas parade will start at 5:00PM on Saturday December 11, 2021.
For more details on this, and other Mt. Vernon Holiday events, visit: http://www.enjoymtvernon.com/event/156/downtown-christmas-parade/4871

In southeast Missouri, a Flashlight Candy Cane hunt for kids is scheduled for Friday December 10, 2021 at Shawnee Park in Cape Girardeau.
To learn more, browse to: https://www.cityofcapegirardeau.org/departments/parks___recreation/special_events/flashlight_candy_cane_hunt

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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 | The 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. Send information to us at almanac@wsiu.org or wsiuradio@wsiu.org.