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Newsmaker Luncheon with Milwaukee County Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucas

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

Earnell Lucas

Earnell Lucas

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 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 Jan. 7, when Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt leaves office.

Lucas will take questions from a panel of journalists and 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 event is open to the public.

The media panel:

  • Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Erik Bilstad, WTMJ 620
  • Corri Hess, Wisconsin Public Radio

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 with any questions or call 262-894-2224.

Dec. 5, 2018 11:45 AM
Dec. 5, 2018 1:30 PM
Newsroom Pub
137 E. Wells St.
Milwaukee WI
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