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WSIU Almanac 3.31.23

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Kevin Boucher

ON THIS DAY in 1930 The Motion Pictures Production Code is instituted, imposing strict guidelines for film content for the next 38 years.

Locally, St. John’s Catholic School in West Frankfort is excited to welcome back the sport of volleyball after a hiatus of over 10 years. Join them in raising funds for the Hawks’ Volleyball Team and all SJS sports with a pancake breakfast this Saturday at 11am at St John’s in West Frankfort.

The Fowler-Bonan Foundation will be handing out canned soup with help from Laborers Local 773 on Saturday, April 1. A drive-through distribution site will be set up at the Oasis Powersports dealership, located at the former Toys-R-Us building, at 2904 W. DeYoung Street in Marion, from 9 am-1 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Earlier in March, the cans were gathered at more than a dozen collection sites during The Fowler Bonan Foundation’s third annual “Together We CAN” food drive. Learn more at www.fowlerbonanfoundation.com

You also heard Cheryl Ernst with the Astronomy Update today. You can keep an eye on local astronomy events on the SIU School of Physicswebsite.

Have a great weekend!

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Leah Lerner is a media writer, producer, and announcer at WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org.
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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.