Jeramey Jannene

Hoan Bridge Newsmaker Luncheon – Wednesday, Oct. 28th

By - Oct 26th, 2009 03:25 pm
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MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee’s Hoan Bridge soon will need to be repaired or replaced. It will be a once-in-a-half-century decision. Which is the best option? What is at stake? What will the impact be? What are the costs? What are the timetables?

The answers to those questions and more will be explored in the next Milwaukee Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon, which will focus on the “The Future of the Hoan Bridge.”

The event will feature a panel discussion, including:

* State Rep. Jeff Stone (R-Greendale).

* Milwaukee County Supervisor Patricia Jursik.

* Pete Beitzel, vice president of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce.

* Eric Reinelt, director of the Port of Milwaukee.

The event will feature a panel of journalist including:

*Kent Wainscott, WISN Channel 12

*Tom Held, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation also has been invited to send a representative to the event.

The event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 11:45 to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub in downtown Milwaukee at 137 E. Wells St.

The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheon Series is sponsored by Journal Communications and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

The Milwaukee Press Club presents the Newsmaker Luncheons to shed light on issues of the day. The public is invited to attend the luncheons. The cost to attend is $15 for MPC members, $20 for non-members, $10 for students. Lunch is included. Seating will be limited.  Pre-registration and advance payment is required and may be done online at Checks may be mailed to the MPC at PO Box 176, North Prairie, WI  53153-0176. Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund. Please contact Joette Richards at the Milwaukee Press Club at with any questions; or to pay by credit card, call 262-894-2224.

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