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SIRIS Classic Vinyl Sale is This Weekend

Media Advisory
For Saturday, September 10 & Sunday, September 11

Contact:  Vickie Devenport, SIRIS Director, (618) 453-6148,

Carbondale, Ill. – Reporters, photographers, and camera crews are invited to cover the 4th Annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale this Saturday, September 10 from 10am to 9pm and Sunday, September 11 from noon to 6pm. The sale will be held in the storefront next to Hot Topic in the University Mall, located at 1237 East Main in Carbondale.

The Southern Illinois Radio Information Service (SIRIS) and WSIU Public Radio, a public media arm of Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), are hosting the sale, with the support of the University Mall. Additional sponsors include the SIU Credit Union, Wright Do-It Center, Lyn-Nita Winery, and the Du Quoin Public Library.

Collectible albums will be featured in a special section and will be priced accordingly; other albums are priced at $1.00 each. Additional items for sale will include CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, cassettes, electronic games, audio books, and stereo equipment, including turntables, tuners, and speakers. CDs are just $2, and DVDs are priced at $3.00 each. Prices are below $1.00 for other items, and buyers will find excellent deals throughout the event.

All unsold items, except collectibles, will be half-price at on Sunday, September 11.

Interview opportunities include SIRIS Director Vickie Devenport; SIRIS, SIU Carbondale, and community volunteers; and shoppers.

All proceeds from the sale will benefit SIRIS, a radio information service for individuals who are blind or whose physical condition makes reading difficult or impossible. A community service of WSIU Public Radio and Southern Illinois University Carbondale, SIRIS features recordings of regional and national newspapers and magazines, book reviews, and more. Special radios are provided free of charge to qualified users.

SIRIS is supported in part by the United Way.

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