Bill was accompanied by his wife Katie, Richard Ruelas, and Mark and Brian Ishikawa.
The next HOBI event will be held Thursday, November 14th, featuring Phoenix FBI agent John Iannarelli.
After the featured speakers, a toast was raised in Bill Austin’s honor.
Attending were many friends including former colleagues: Tom Chauncey II, Bill Miller, Marlene Klotz-Collins, Lenore Grobstein, and Don Jerome. Numerous longtime friends of Maurie and his lovely wife, Wendy, were in attendance: Vic Figarelli, Ron Conner, Debbie Bell, Bijen and Chris Dyrek, Jim and Joan Fraser, Allen Bucknell, Joe and Michele Dearborn, Mark and Martha Heier, Dave and Deb Selzer, Mary and Chuck Artigue and Karen Dewall-Betker. Many of the board members of the House of Broadcasting attended, led, of course, by Mary and John Morrison.
Wine and sandwiches were served with first V.P. Michael Shaldjian acting as bartender and Dave Weiser serving as photographer.