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Annual Meeting

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5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Join the Milwaukee Press Club
for its Annual Meeting and the Investiture of
logo-award-knights-golden-quill logo-award-knights-bohemia
Distinguished Milwaukee Journalist
Meg Kissinger
into the order of
The Knights of the Golden Quill
Successful Business Executive & Community Leader
Steve Marcus
into the circle of
The Knights of Bohemia

 Tuesday, September 23, 5:30-8 p.m.

Milwaukee Press Club Meeting Quarters
The Newsroom Pub

137 East Wells Street

This event is FREE and open to the public.
Advanced registration is suggested and can be done by booking below.
Includes drink specials!

5:30 p.m. Social
6:15 p.m. MPC Annual Meeting
6:30 p.m. Knighting Ceremony
7:30 p.m. Adjourn for Further Reveling

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 Tuesday, September 23rd for our Annual Meeting or bring it to the meeting at The Newsroom Pub where voting will conclude at 6:00 p.m.

 Click here to download 2014/2015 Election Ballot for the Milwaukee Press Club

Click here to download 2014/2015 Election Ballot for MPC Endowment, Ltd

New Members: If you’re not an existing member of the Milwaukee Press Club, why not join at this event? All new members will receive membership for the remainder of 2014 and through 2015.Joining the Milwaukee Press Club earns you discounted prices to events and access to one of the largest networking communities in Wisconsin. New members will also receive a coupon to attend an upcoming Newsmaker Luncheon for FREE!

Agenda: During the Annual Meeting, a brief annual state-of-the-club address and ratification of board member elections will take place prior to the investiture of Meg Kissinger as a Knight of the Golden Quill and Steve Marcus as a Knight of Bohemia.

The Order of the Knights of the Golden Quill is the highest journalism honor bestowed by the Milwaukee Press Club in recognition of outstanding professional accomplishment. For her passion and determination as a watchdog reporter; a career marked by award-winning work, including recognition as a Pulitzer Prize finalist, winner of two George Polk Awards and winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award; for difference-making work, from exposing the dangers of BPA and other chemicals to prompting major reforms for the mental health system to protect some of the most vulnerable members of society; Kissinger will join a Circle of Knights that includes Raquel Rutledge, Irwin Maier, Ed Hinshaw, John McCullough, Melodie Wilson and President John F. Kennedy.

The Circle of the Knights of Bohemia is comprised of community leaders who are not journalists. This honor recognizes exemplary community leadership. For his involvement in the entertainment and hospitality industry here in Milwaukee; For being the person who published Milwaukee Impressions Magazine which replaced the original Milwaukee Magazine after it went bankrupt, and for his civic, business and social leadership in the city as he helped build the Marcus Corporation into a national company; Marcus will join a circle of knights that includes Herb Kohl, H. Carl Mueller, Dave Baldwin, Ben Barkin, Capt. James Lovell, Fritz and Debra Usinger and Fred Pabst.

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