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Thank You for joining us for the 2022 WNIN Winter Gala!

WNIN welcomes NPR’s Scott Simon to the 21st WNIN Winter Gala 

WNIN is excited to welcome one of  America’s most admired writers and broadcasters to the 2022 Winter Gala  NPR’s Scott Simon will join the event live virtually from Washington, DC. Simon is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy and have topped several non-fiction best seller lists. Mr. Simon’s latest book, My Cubs: A Love Story, chronicles his lifelong fandom of the Chicago Cubs, and their historic World Series victory.  His upcoming book will feature Evansville’s very own Otters and Bosse Field! 


Event Details: The currently planned in-person event will be at the DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Evansville.  Guests will enjoy a fun, insightful evening while supporting public broadcasting and hearing wonderful stories about Simon’s career.  Guests will also enjoy dinner and a silent and live auction with items that include an Evening of Elegance from Diamond Galleria and a private dinner with Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and First Lady Carol McClintock. 

Live entertainment will be provided by Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos 

sponsored by The Duell’s Evansville Kia and Evansville Hyundai.

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