POSTED: Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 12:00pm
UPDATED: Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 12:04pm
SHREVEPORT, LA (KTAL) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be in Shreveport for a fund-raising event on Friday, March 23, just one day before Louisiana's primary election.
Hosts of the event, which will be held at Shreveport's Petroleum Club, are Paul Dickson and U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander (R-LA 5th District).
There are two levels of attendance at the event. Those wishing to attend the VIP Photo Reception and get their photos taken with the candidate may do so for $2,500 per person or $5,000 per couple. Those finding the photo op a little pricey can attend the general reception for $1,000 per person or $2,000 per couple.
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