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WSIU Almanac 3.11.24

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Kevin Boucher

This is your WSIU Almanac for, Monday, March 11, I’m Leah Lerner.

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Are you a fan of Romeo and Juliet? According to Shakespeare, they wed on this day in the year 1302.


Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association (EECA) is pleased to announce its upcoming Fields & Wires Safety Workshop, designed for first responders, farmers, highway personnel, and any individual whose job requires them to work near power lines. The workshop will be held on Friday, March 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the EECA headquarters in Murphysboro. Lunch will be provided. Register by March 12th on the Co-op's website. www.eeca.coop


Who: SIU Public Policy Institute
What: Guest speaker, Brian Rosenberg (visiting Harvard professor at the Harvard Graduated School of Education) Understanding Our New World series via Zoom.
He will discuss the urgency and difficulty of reform in higher education.
When: March 19th, at 10AM
Registration information: https://myfuture.siu.edu/register/?id=50bad28a-e562-4f1e-bcbb-39ea83d52714


The Southern 7 WOW Van will be providing wellness services in Ullin on Wednesday at Ullin Baptist Church 9:00 AM—12:00 PM and Dollar General Store, Mounds 1:30—3:00 PM. Visit www.southern7.org for more information.

In Carbondale, celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility with a parade in downtown and a Trans Resource Fair on Saturday, March 30th at the Rainbow Café LGBTQ Center.

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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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