‘Going Public’ to Address Variety of Topics

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“Going Public” airs every Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. on 90.9 FM, KRCU and 88.9 FM, KSEF.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Dec. 14, 2006 — Major Ben Stillman of the Cape Girardeau Salvation Army will be the guest this weekend on Southeast Public Radio’s “Going Public.” Stillman will discuss the mission of the Salvation Army and its Christmas fund-raising activities as well as the people the organization serves.

This weekend’s program also will feature the stories of four students who graduate this semester from Southeast Missouri State University: Marcus House of Bonne Terre, Mo., Abby Pfefferkorn of Sikeston, Mo., Bob Dogoli of Senath, Mo., and Charley Riney of Caruthersville, Mo. House will discuss his plans to hike the Appalachian Trail following graduation; Pfefferkorn explains her role as an advocate for the blind and her intentions to teach; Dogoli talks about driving 130 miles to attend classes; and Riney relates his experiences as a student teacher in Caruthersville following the tornado that destroyed that community.

Also featured on “Going Public” will be a story about an old United States flag found in the courthouse in Vienna, Ill. The flag dates back to the 1800s and was discovered by an amateur historian who was rummaging around in the attic.   The final interview on this weekend’s program is a chat with Poindexter, Chief Elf in Santa’s Workshop. He explains the levels of stress experienced on the North Pole during the month of December and will divulge confidential information about what gifts certain people will receive this Christmas.

This week’s “Going Public” is hosted by Tom Harte, John Moore, Chris Schnell, Richard Kuenneke and Jacob McCleland. The program airs every Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. on 90.9 FM, KRCU and 88.9 FM, KSEF.