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Posted on: October 9, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Mayor Henry to Kick Off SIU Homecoming with Proclamation Ceremony

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CARBONDALE – Carbondale Mayor John "Mike" Henry will kick off homecoming festivities at Southern Illinois University on Monday, October 15 with a special proclamation reading.

The proclamation will be issued at 11:50 a.m. near the north entrance of the Student Center. SIU Acting Athletic Director Jerry Kill, Saluki Football Coach Nick Hill and Student Programming Council Homecoming Director Leroy Jones will also be in attendance. 

For more information, visit or contact Carly James at (618) 453-6097.

“Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”


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