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WSIU Almanac Friday March 25 2022

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Kevin Boucher

The Effingham Convention and Visitors Center is sponsoring the Boutique Boulevard event this Friday and Saturday at the Thelma Keller Convention Center.
This community event runs from on Friday from 4:00PM to 8:00PM and on Saturday from 10:00AM to 4:00PM.
For more information, browse to: https://www.visiteffinghamil.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/9667/272

Next month, the Carbondale Springfest is planned for Saturday April 9, 2022 at Carbondale's downtown Pavilion.
To learn more, visit: https://carbondalespringfest.com/

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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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