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WSIU Almanac December 17, 2021

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Kevin Boucher
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Dave Severin's Second Annual "Backpacks for Buddies" campaign is underway. The goal is to provide backpacks and essential personal items like toothbrushes and toothpaste for children and other minors placed in emergency foster care. To learn more call 618-440-5090 or browse to: https://repseverin.com/backpacksforbuddies/

The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri is sponsoring their Regional Juried Exhibition running through the end of January, 2022. For more information about this, and other Cape Girardeau art events, visit: https://www.capearts.org/opencalls

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Kevin Boucher is a retired broadcaster. Most recently he was a news reporter for WSIU radio. He grew up watching nature programs including Mutual of Omaha’s wild kingdom and the many Jacques Cousteau specials which sparked his passion with nature. Kevin also is an avid hiker and loves seeing and writing stories about the many fascinating plants and animals we share our planet with. Kevin is married and has lived in Murphysboro since 1976, after living in many places, including Japan, as the son of a Navy officer.<br/><br/><br/>
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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.