SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale

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Sixth Annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl and Media Sale

August 22, 2013

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Take a trip down memory lane with classic sounds, games, movies, equipment, and more at the 6th Annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale, comingSaturday, September 7 from 10am-9pm and Sunday, September 8 from noon to 5:30pm. The two-day event will be held at the University Mall, 1237 East Main in Carbondale, across from the Food Court.

The Southern Illinois Radio Information Service (SIRIS) and WSIU Public Radio, the public radio stations of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, are co-hosting the sale with the University Mall for the sixth straight year. This year's sponsors include the SIU Credit Union in Carbondale, Energy, Marion, Harrisburg, and Metropolis, and Wright Do-It Center in Murphysboro.

Patrons can expect to find a wide array of items to suit their individual tastes. Record albums start at $1.00 each, while collectible albums will be offered at a more competitive price. Musical genres include rock & roll, blues, jazz and big band, country, R&B, pop, and much more. Electronic gear like turntables, cassette players, stereo systems, boom boxes, and even a few small television sets also will be available.

Proceeds will benefit the Southern Illinois Radio Information Service (SIRIS), a special service of WSIU Public Radio and SIU Carbondale for individuals who are blind or whose physical condition makes reading difficult or impossible. Broadcasts include regional and national newspapers, magazines, and books. SIRIS is supported in part by the United Way of Southern Illinois. Visit SIRIS on Facebook at [Link]facebook.com/siris.wsiu.

Questions about volunteer opportunities or the sale should be directed to Robby Ballard at(618) 453-4355 weekdays between 9am-5pm or via email to robby.ballard@wsiu.org.