Date(s) - 04/19/2023
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Giant City Lodge
Kay Rippelmeyer-Tippy will present on ”The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camps of Jackson and Union Counties, 1933-1942” at a special Southern Illinois Learning in Retirement (SILIR) meeting on Wednesday, April 19, at 10:30 a.m. Rippelmeyer-Tippy’s 2015 book on the camps received the superior achievement award for scholarship from the Illinois State Historical Society. The meeting will be followed by a luncheon celebrating SILIR’s 25th anniversary.
The meeting and the luncheon will be held at Giant City Lodge, 460 Giant City Lodge Rd, Makanda, IL 62958. A coffee hour will begin at 9:30 a.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. Luncheon tickets are $20, and the reservation deadline is April 14. For luncheon reservations, contact Jackie Welch at 618-356-7751, or e-mail email@example.com.