For more information, please contact:
Joette Richards, (262)894-2224
[email protected]


Milwaukee County Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucas to Speak
 at Newsmaker Luncheon Hosted by Milwaukee Press Club and

MILWAUKEE – Earnell Lucas, newly elected Milwaukee County Sheriff, will be the featured speaker at a Newsmaker Luncheon, hosted jointly by the Milwaukee Press Club and, on Wednesday, December 5.

Lucas, who was elected November 6, currently serves as Major League Baseball’s Chief Liaison of Security & Investigations for the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues. He previously served as the Vice President of Security and Facility Management, charged with overseeing the security operations for Major League Baseball, and the Supervisor of Security for former Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig.

Lucas, a 25-year veteran of the Milwaukee Police Department, retired at the rank of captain. He will be inaugurated to a four-year term January 7, when Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt leaves office.

Lucas will take questions from a panel of journalists and from the audience at the luncheon, set for 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St.

The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheon Series is sponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin. joins the press club for this luncheon as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Milwaukee Police Association, The Firm Consulting, Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum.

Press club Newsmaker Luncheons are held to shed light on issues of the day. The cost to attend is $20 for MPC members, $25 for non-members and $15 for students. Lunch is included. Seating is limited.  Advanced registration and payment are 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 [email protected] with any questions or call 262-894-2224.

Special thanks to the Safe House/Newsroom Pub, home of the Milwaukee Press Club, for hosting the Newsmaker Luncheon Series.  Think of the Newsroom Pub for your next private party!  MPC members can book a room at no charge. The Newsroom Pub has FREE wireless internet service compliments of the Safe House.

Where the only thing that’s dead is the cat.
PO Box 176
North Prairie, WI 53153-0176

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