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Annual Meeting and a Celebration of Life Honoring Robert H. Wills

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09/30/21
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Newsroom Pub
137 E. Wells St. Milwaukee WI, 53202

Join the Milwaukee Press Club for its 2021 Annual Meeting
and a Celebration of Life Honoring Robert H. Wills

Thursday, September 30, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Milwaukee Press Club Meeting Quarters
The Newsroom Pub
137 East Wells Street

This event is FREE and open to the public.
Light appetizers and cash bar. RSVP by September 27.
Advanced registration is suggested and can be done by booking below.

5:30 p.m. Social
6:15 p.m. MPC Annual Meeting
6:30 p.m. Celebration of Life
7:30 p.m. Adjourn

MPC Endowment Elections and Referendum:  All members of the Milwaukee Press Club are members of the MPC Endowment, the club’s 501(c)3 foundation.  Members can access ballots at the links below. Return your ballot to the club by Thursday, September 30th for our Annual Meeting or bring it to the meeting at The Newsroom Pub, where voting will conclude at 6 p.m.

Click here to download 2021/2022 Election Ballot for the Milwaukee Press Club

Click here to download 2021/2022 Election Ballot for MPC Endowment, Ltd

Agenda: During the Annual Meeting, a brief state-of-the-club address and ratification of board member elections will take place prior to celebrating the life and career of Robert H. Wills.

Wills will be remembered for his leadership as an editor, publisher, mentor and hard-driving journalist; as founder and first president of the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council; as a past national president of the Society of Professional Journalists; as a city editor and editor of the Milwaukee Sentinel; as vice chairman of Journal Sentinel Inc.; and as senior vice president of Journal Communications. Wills influenced the lives and careers of many people during his long tenure with the company.

Former colleagues of Robert H. Wills have started a fund in his memory with the Milwaukee Press Club’s Endowment. Tax exempt donations to the Freedom of Information Fund can be mailed along with this form to David Niles, MPC Endowment Ltd., 1505 N. 119th St., Wauwatosa, WI 53226.

The fund will be used to support research, writing and advocacy for open government, open records and freedom of information efforts.

There is no cost to attend this event.  Advanced registration is suggested and can be done by booking below.

Please note, that in adherence with the CDC guidance, masks are recommended indoors.

For additional information contact Joette Richards at joette@milwaukeepressclub.org or call (262)894-2224.

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