Lee Radtke recognized by Carson AT&T Pioneers
Patti Rose, president of the Carson AT&T Pioneers, presented Lee Radtke with the 2013 Lifetime Telcom Achievement Service Award at a luncheon in February at Bamboo Garden.
Radtke was recognized for his contribution through education and community-service programs. He worked to develop a program for children about the hazards of smoking and secondhand smoke. He took the program to schools and reached more than 7,000 children over the past 7 years. Radtke developed the program, website and TV presentation called “Do You Know?” These programs were accomplished with the Carson City Health Department and shown throughout Nevada.
Radtke has undergone many cancer treatments and lost his voice box due to cancer from secondhand smoke. He is now in stage 4 and is in Hospice. He is a retired businessman and has lived in the area for many years.