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Rend Lake Water Festival T-Shirt
3/13/2020 - 4/21/2020
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Events in the next 30 days...
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4/8/2020
Story Time

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4/15/2020
Story Time

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4/16/2020
Studio RLC Open House

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4/17/2020
SIH Foundation Gala

SIH and the SIH Foundation would like to invite you to attend the 9th Annual Gala event on Friday, April 17, 2020. The festivities begin at 6:00 pm at the SIU Student Center Ballrooms & International Lounge. The evening will consist of a collection of gourmet tastes presented in a station atmosphere, live music and dancing and auction with mobile bidding.  Please plan to attend this prestigious and entertaining event. 

Charitable gifts through the SIH Foundation provide capital improvements to best serve ever changing healthcare needs, supply equipment and resources to enhance operational excellence and to fund the SIH Patient & Community Support Funds. These funds directly impact the lives of those friends and family dealing with a financial crisis brought on by a cancer diagnosis or a medical need.  This year's proceeds will benefit the SIH Patient & Community Supports Funds (Cancer Care Patient Support Fund, Coach Kill Fund, Family Friendship Fund and Outpatient Clinic Critical Need Fund) to help patients in need during cancer or medical treatments and to further the efforts of providing quality patient care throughout southern Illinois.

The SIH Patient & Community Support Funds have distributed over  $1,157,805 dollars helping over 15,219 patients in need.


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4/18/2020
Rotary Fantasy Pancake Breakfast

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4/22/2020
Story Time

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4/25/2020
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IL Concealed Carry Class


This course will provide an understanding for the law-abiding citizen’s right to self-defense. The participants will develop skills and attitudes essential for the safe and effective use of a handgun for the protection of self and family. Further, coverage will be provided on mental awareness, how to avoid victimization, and mindset development for use of a firearm when faced with a life threatening encounter. This course will review basic gun safety rules for guns in the home, travel and concealed carry. Also covered will be the responsibility of firearm ownership laws, how to legally travel with a firearm and the justified use of lethal force. Students will be required to participate in classroom and firearms range activities and demonstrate basic live-fire handgun proficiency. 

An Illinois Firearms Owners ID card is recommended, but not required.  This course assumes participant already has a basic understanding of firearms, firearm’s safety and possesses basic firearm’s use skill sets.  However, even very novice shooters are more than welcome and even encouraged to attend. (No Firearms or ammunition allowed in the classroom)

This course is available to and encouraged for private/professional groups of 15 or more. Course facilitator would provide classroom facility suitable for the number of participants. Contact us for more information and the training team availability and dates Course meets all of the Illinois Concealed Carry Curriculum Mandates.

This is an approved curriculum by the Illinois State Police and this course meets the first and second part of Illinois Concealed Carry Curriculum Mandates.

Registration includes: Range fees, training firearms rental, ammunition, safety glasses, associate range membership, Florida and Utah non-resident permit-to carry application and bonus materials available for discounted additional fees. **Non refundable registration deposit must be made to save your spot in the class.       (You may change the date once without needing to repay the deposit.)
 

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4/28/2020
IL Concealed Carry Renewal Class

According to the Illinois State Police, Concealed Carry Permit holders who took their original Concealed Carry class 5 years ago, are now eligible to take their Concealed Carry 3-Hour Renewal Class. Graduates, however, should not submit their renewal application with renewal certificate until they receive their notice of original permit expiration from the Illinois State Police or within 90 days of expiration.

This is the 3-hour Concealed Carry Renewal Class for Illinois Concealed Carry permit holders.  Per Illinois Concealed Carry Act Mandate, the class will consist of reviewing all laws associated with Illinois Concealed Carry followed up with a live fire range qualification.

This is an approved curriculum by the Illinois State Police and this course meets the renewal mandates.

Registration includes: Range fees, training firearms rental, ammunition, safety glasses


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5/6/2020
Story Time

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