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Donate Your Records to the Classic Vinyl & Media Sale

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Contact:  Vickie Devenport, SIRIS Director and WSIU Outreach Coordinator,
(618) 453-6148,

Carbondale, Ill. -- Cleaning out your closets? Donate your old record albums, CDs, DVDs, eight-track tapes, cassettes, VHS tapes, and working stereo equipment for a public sale in September to benefit the Southern Illinois Radio Information Service (SIRIS), a service of WSIU Public Radio and Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

The 3rd Annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale will be held on Saturday, September 11 from 10am to 9pm, next to Hot Topic at the University Mall in Carbondale.

Music donations of rock, country western, jazz, and blues would be most welcome, as these genres are very popular at the annual sale. All music and equipment donations must be in good condition and will be accepted through Friday, August 20 at the following locations:

• University Mall Information Center, 1237 East Main, Carbondale
• SIU Credit Union, 2809 Outer Drive, Marion
• Wright Do-It Center, 208 South Williams, Murphysboro

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. Broadcasts include regional and national newspapers and magazines, book reviews, and more. SIRIS is supported in part by the United Way.

Questions about the sale should be directed to Vickie Devenport at (618) 453-6148, or by calling SIRIS at 453-2808 between 1pm to 5pm, Monday through Friday.

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