Milwaukee Press Club
to receive award at Gridiron Dinner
MILWAUKEE, March 15, 2006 - Bob Reitman
, who will retire in December after four decades as a popular radio personality in Milwaukee, will be the emcee and the recipient of a special award at the Milwaukee Press Club's annual Gridiron Awards Dinner on Saturday, April 29.Reitman
recently announced he
will retire as the co-host of the "Reitman & Mueller & Amy Taylor Too" morning drive show at FM 94.5-WKTI.Reitman
radio career in 1966, and it blossomed as the FM dial grew in popularity.He hosted various programs at WUWM, WZMF, WTOS and WQFM before joining WKTI in 1980. The Press Club
will present a Headliner Award to Reitman
40 years on the air in Milwaukee.Reitman will join Sister Joel Read, the retired president of Alverno College, who also will receive a Headliner Award at the Gridiron Dinner.
Read is a member of the School Sisters of St. Francis
served for thirty-five years (1968-2003) as president of Alverno College
, a women's liberal arts college located in Milwaukee.Under her
has earned national recognition.Read was named a Presidential appointee to the United States Commission for the Celebration of International Women's Year.She chaired the Commission on the Status of Education of Women for the American Association of Colleges and is a past president of the National Forum for Women.
as a Headliner Award winner is the icing on the cake of what should be a great night.