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WSIU Almanac 11.28.22

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Kevin Boucher

In Mt. Vernon, the First Presbyterian Church is holding its annual Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 3d from 9-noon. Come in and make your selection, or grab a box of assorted cookies that can be delivered to your car. Call 618.246.6261 for more information.

As part of A Very Mery Marion, a Drive Thru visit with Santa is coming to The Pavilion. Talk to Santa and take pictures. There will be holiday stories on your radio while you wait in your car. Hosted by The Pavilion and The Marion Carnegie Library on Saturday, December 3 & Sunday December 4 from 3 to 5pm. More details at www.verymerrymarion.com

In Centralia, the St. Louis Cardinals Caravan is Coming to Castle Ridge on January 16th. Join them for the public symposium which will include a Q&A session and a free Autograph Session. The first 400 children (ages 15 and under) through the door on the night of the event will receive a free Ticket for autographs from current and former players. This special event will also serve as a fundraiser in support of The NubAbility® Athletics Foundation. Find more details at their website, www.castleridgeevents.com

Lutheran Social Services of Southern Illinois is accepting holiday gift sponsors for families across the region. Contact Lindsey Yordy for more information or to participate. Call (618) 997-9196 x 4061 or (618)513-4857, with the number of children you would like to graciously sponsor.

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