Milwaukee Press Club: Newsmaker luncheon to feature Tommy Thompson

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

MILWAUKEE – Tommy Thompson, a candidate for U.S. Senate, will be the featured guest of the Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 23, from 11:45 to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub in downtown Milwaukee at
137 E. Wells Street

. The four major Wisconsin candidates for U.S. Senate will be the featured guests at a series of upcoming Milwaukee Press Club Newsmaker Luncheons.

Thompson, Neumann and Fitzgerald are competing in the Republican primary, which will be held Tuesday, August 14.

Baldwin is the only Democrat to declare candidacy for the seat to be vacated by Democrat Sen. Herb Kohl, who has announced he will retire.

The general election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Thompson will be interviewed by a panel of professional journalists including reporter Don Walker of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; news anchor Michele McCormack of WDJT-CBS 58; and talk show host John Mercure of AM 620-WTMJ.

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, NorthPrairie, 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 to pay by credit card, call 262-894-2224.

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