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WSIU Almanac Monday January 3, 2022

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Kevin Boucher
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The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce reminds you of the Ninth Annual Southern Illinois Home and Outdoor Expo, planned for February 25th and 26th in Mount Vernon, at Times Square Mall. To learn more, call 618-242-5725.

You can also learn more about this year's Expo by browsing to: https://d15k2d11r6t6rl.cloudfront.net/public/users/Integrators/c2036c03-dbf6-4270-99c5-7afb8a06e2b9/JEFF/2022%20Home%20Show%20Brochure.pdf

The American Red Cross urges you to donate blood, this Thursday at the University Mall in Carbondale. To learn more about this, and other area Red Cross blood drives, browse to: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time

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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.