November 28, 2012

Civil Service council dinner, silent auction is Dec. 8

by Pete Rosenbery

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Civil Service Council is hosting a spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Dec. 8.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Civil Service Education Assistance Program.  The program provides monetary awards to any SIU Carbondale student whose sponsor is a civil service employee at the University.

The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Newman Center, 715 S. Washington, St., Carbondale.  Tickets are $10 for adults, and $8 for students and children under 10 years old.

Among the items in the silent auction is a 50-inch flat screen television valued at more than $900.

Tickets are available by contacting any civil service council member, or by contacting the Professional Constituencies Office at 618/453-5249. 

More information is available on the civil service council’s website,, or by contacting Becky Armstrong at 618/453-5249 or by email at