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Epilepsy Fundraising Gala in Makanda

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

Mark your calendars for Friday, April 24.  That's the night of the Epilepsy Fundraising Gala at Blue Sky Winery in Makanda, Illinois.  

All the money raised will benefit the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois.  

The keynote speaker will be Louis Beckley, Epilepsy Services Coordinator of the foundation.  

Guests will also be entertained by comedian Cameron Brewer.  Attendees can bid on many silent auction items including a signed football from former SIU football coach and current University of Minnesota football coach, Jerry Kill.   Coach Kill, as many know, has epilepsy.  

Blue Sky Winery is also donating a night at it's bed and breakfast.  Ticket prices are $25 for an individual, $40 for a couple, and $160 for a table of eight.  Dress is semi-formal.  

Cristaudo's, Crystal's Catering, and Great Boars of Fire are donating hors d'oeuvres. Blue Sky Winery is at 3150 S. Rocky Comfort Road in Makanda.  

The event is hosted by the Raymond D. Wiley Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America. 

To purchase tickets, email PRSSA at prssasiuc@gmail.com or Eventbrite.com.

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