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WSIU Almanac 1.30.23

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Kevin Boucher

The Shawnee Group Sierra Club is hosting a zoom presentation titled “Natural Resource Damage Assessments & Restorations in Southern Illinois”. The presenter, Carson McNamara, is a restoration biologist of the Contaminant Assessment Section of Illinois Department of Natural Resources. He will discuss a variety of cases and projects with a special focus on those in the southern portion of the state including projects associated with the former Indian Refinery in Lawrenceville County, a heron and egret rookery effort in the Metro-East, and the status of Kaskaskia watershed restorations. The presentation will take place Thursday, February 9th at 7pm.
Find the Zoom link on https://www.sierraclub.org/illinois/shawnee/events scroll to spreadsheet at the very bottom of the page, click on this event’s title and register - also at www.sctrips.org or contact jane.cogie@gmail.com

Taste of Chocolate

The Survivor Empowerment Center (formerly the Women’s Center) is hosting their biggest fundraiser of the year to support advocacy, a shelter, and help for victims of domestic violence and abuse. The Annual Taste of Chocolate event will be held at Garden Grove Event Center on Saturday, February 10th from 6 to 9 pm. More information can be found on The Survivor Empowerment Center’s Facebook page.

The Marion Carnegie Library offers story hour every Wednesday and Thursday from 10:30-11:30. Bring your Pre school age children for the Stories, snacks and activities. See marioncarnegielibray.org for more information.

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