Thornton To Host Fred Thompson Fundraiser Sept. 10

Saturday, September 1, 2007

Chattanooga businessman John Thornton and his wife, Eileen, will host a fundraiser for presidential candidate Fred Thompson on Sept. 10.

It will be at the Thornton home in Riverview at 12 Rivervista Dr.

The reception begins at 6 p.m.

It is $2,300 per couple.

The former senator is due to officially enter the race for the Republican Party's presidential nomination on Thursday.

He will do so with a video webcast, followed by visits to the early presidential contest states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina.

Chattanoogan Zach Wamp has played a key role in the Thompson effort thus far after helping convince him to make the race.



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