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WSIU Almanac May 3 2022

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Kevin Boucher

On May 12, Southern Illinois Healthcare is sponsoring a Youth Mental Health First Aid workshop, taking place at John A. Logan College
in Carterville. To register for the workshop send an email to Cherie.wright@sih.net
Or, visiit: https://www.sih.net/giving-back/community/sih-in-the-community/community-benefit-programs

On Sunday May 15th, 2022 at Saluki Stadium on the SIU Carbondale Campus, the public is inviting to a public viewing of a Total Lunar Eclipse. Experts from the Astronomical Association of
Southern Illinois will be there with telescopes and guided workshops.
This family event is free, and for more information send an email to: eclipse@siu.edu
Or, browse to: https://eclipse.siu.edu/events/total-lunar-eclipse-103/

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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.