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Lin Brehmer Day in Rosemont

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PROCLAMATION

 

WHEREAS,created in 1964, it wasn’t until 1984 when WXRT 93.1 FM needed a new music director with discriminating taste who understood the station’s philosophy on everything from its unusual format to its well-defined audience and highly selective taste;

 

WHEREAS, WXRT’s executives discovered that person in Albany, New York, where he was known as the “Reverend of Rock and Roll,” Lin Brehmer was selected to be the new music director;

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Brehmer’s abundant talent was obvious from the very start and by December 30, 1991, he was named the host of the XRT Morning Show, which is what brings us here today;

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Brehmer has won a number of national awards, such as “Album Music Director of the Year” from such trade organizations and magazines as The Gavin Report, and Radio and Records;

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Brehmer has interviewed a cadre of musicians, from modest, local indie bands to the music industry’s mega-stars;

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Brehmer also is renowned for his weekly series of radio essays, entitled, Lin’s Bin;

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Brehmer is as generous with his time as he is with his talent, supporting numerous charities and not-for-profit projects;

 

WHEREAS, WXRT is one of the most influential stations in the U.S.A. with one of the most loyal audiences ever;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRADLEY A. STEPHENS, MAYOR OF THE VILLAGEOF ROSEMONT, ILLINOIS, DO HEREBY DECLARE

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017,

LIN BREHMER DAY IN ROSEMONT

and encourage all citizens to join me in congratulating Mr. Brehmer on 25 years of entertainment and success.

 

Bradley A. Stephens

Mayor

 

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