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WSIU Almanac 9.15.23

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In Carbondale the NAACP Women’s Health Conference is Saturday, September 30 from 8am to 1pm at The Carbondale Civic Center. Find health resources, engage with experts, speakers and get free wellness screenings including blood pressure checks, cholesterol & blood sugar checks, BMI and mental health resources.

The Olney Art Council’s Fall Festival is Saturday, September 30th from 9am to 4pm at Olney City Park. There will be 60 vendors, 15 concessions, live music, art show, kids activities, giveaways and more. Learn more at https://www.olneyartscouncil.com/fall-festival.html

The Southern Illinois Men's Basketball Golf Scramble is coming up on October 6th at 9am. Teams of 4 will enjoy a great day at Kokopelli Golf Course. Find more information in today’s almanac. https://nilfloorburnu.com/about/

What: Discussion about Shawnee National Park potential
Who: Shawnee National Park & Climate Preserve
When: Tuesday, September 19th at 7PM
Where: Carbondale Civic Center, 200 S Illinois Ave Carbondale, IL 62901
Why: To learn about how turning the Shawnee Forest into a National Park would help to expand the communities, economics, tourism, and flora and fauna of Southern Illinois.

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