Jeb Bush to deliver keynote at Medical College of WI dinner

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WAUKESHA (WITI) — Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida and son of President George Bush and Barbara Bush, will be the keynote speaker for the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Digestive Disease Center 2013 Healthcare Dinner.

The title of Bush’s talk is “America’s Promise in Uncertain Times.” Bush’s presentation begins at 8:00 p.m. and will last one hour.

The event will also include presentation of the Warren P. Knowles Humanitarian Award to Patti and Jack McKeithan.  The award honors an individual or organization from Wisconsin with a commitment to health-related issues and whose work reflects the dedication to public service and education marking the career of Governor Warren P. Knowles.

Prior to serving two terms as Florida’s governor, Bush served as Florida’s secretary of commerce.  He founded the non-profit Foundation for Florida’s Future, which joined forces with the Greater Miami Urban League to establish one of the state’s first charter schools.